Georgia Perakis

Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management; Co-Director, MIT Operations Research Center

Georgia Perakis is the William F. Pounds Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Co-Director of the MIT Operations Research Center. She investigates the theory and practice of analytics (optimization and machine learning) with applications in pricing, revenue management, supply chains, healthcare, logistics and energy applications. Perakis is an elected fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and a recipient of an NSF Career Award, a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, and faculty awards from Adobe and IBM. Her teaching honors include MIT’s Jamieson Prize and MIT Sloan’s Teacher of the Year award. She earned a BS in mathematics from the University of Athens, and a PhD in applied mathematics from Brown University.