Meet Our Students

Alessandro Baggio
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Alessandro is a student in the Master of Science in Financial Engineering Program at Columbia. Before joining Columbia, he graduated from Bocconi... more

Lin Chen
Lin Chen
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Lin Chen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Operations Research at Columbia University. He studied Mathematics as an undergraduate student in... more

Wan Schwin Cheng
Wan Schwin Cheng
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Allen Cheng earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics from National Taiwan University. He then proceeded to earn his masters degrees in... more

Hal Cooper
Hal Cooper
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Hal is a 4th year PhD student interested in machine learning, network science, and game theory. He has applied this interest to problems from a... more

Morgane Della Valle
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Morgane Della Valle is a first-year Masters Student in Management Science & Engineering. Prior to attending Columbia, Morgane studied in France... more

Antoine Desir
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2012
Advisor: Prof. Goyal more

Omar El Housni
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Omar is a PhD student at Columbia IEOR Department. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique Paris, majoring in Applied Mathematics in 2015. He is... more

Ali El Reda Youssef
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Ali El Reda Youssef is a current student in the MS in Management Science and Engineering program. He holds a General Engineering degree from... more

George Emmanouil
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
George Emmanouil is a current student in the MS in Management Science and Engineering program. Prior to joining Columbia, he graduated from the... more

Francois Fagan
Francois Fagan
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Francois works in machine learning - at the intersection of computer science, statistics and optimization. His research focuses on improving... more

Frederik Franz
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Frederik is a M.S. student of the Management Science and Engineering Program. Before joining the IEOR community at Columbia University, he... more

Jifei Gao
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Jifei Gao is a master student in the Financial Engineering program at Columbia University. Before coming to Columbia, he studied Astrophysics and... more

Wenbo Gao
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015

Rachel Gosch
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Rachel Gosch started the MSFE program in Fall 2015 after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with bachelor's degrees in... more

Kumar Goutam
Kumar Goutam
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015

Jing Guo
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2011
Advisor: Prof. He LinkedIn more

Michael Hamilton
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2014

Fei He
Fei He
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Fei He started his PhD program at Columbia in the Fall of 2013. Currently he is working with Prof. Jose Blanchet on simulations of rough path... more

Mitsuhisa Hirose
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Mitsuhisa Hirose has nine years of professional experience at Mizuho Bank, where he worked on derivatives pricing and C++/Java/VBA implementation.... more

Tim Hoffman
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Tim Hoffman is a first-year student in the MS Program in Financial Engineering. Before coming to Columbia, he obtained his BSc in Applied... more

Randy Jia
Randy Jia
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Randy is a second year PhD student in Operations Research whose research interests lie in optimization and machine learning. He is advised by... more

Suraj Keshri
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Advisor: Prof. Iyengar more

Jimmy Kourani
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Jimmy joined the M.S. in Financial Engineering soon after he graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from University College London and the London... more

Samuel Lee
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Samuel joined the MS in Financial Engineering program in September 2015. Prior to Columbia, Samuel earned a BS (Hons) in Actuarial Science from... more

Anran Li
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Spring 2012
Advisor: Prof. Gallego more

Fengpei Li
Fengpei Li
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
B.S. Marhematics @ University of California San Diego Interest: Stochastic Modelling under Jose Blanchet Second Year Phd candidate  ... more

Tingting Lin
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Tingting Lin is a current student in the MS of Management Science and Engineering program. Prior to attending Columbia University, she studied... more

Zhipeng Liu
Zhipeng Liu
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Zhipeng Liu is a doctoral student in the department of IEOR. Before coming to Columbia, he received his Master of Engineering in operations... more

Irene Lo
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Irene Lo is a 4th year Ph.D. student in the IEOR Department at Columbia University. Her main research areas are in the intersection of operations... more

Yixin Lou
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Philphi Yixin Lou is a financial engineering master student in the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research department at Columbia University... more

Ryan McNellis
Ryan McNellis
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Ryan McNellis is a second-year PhD student in the IEOR department at Columbia University. He previously received his B.S.E. degree from Princeton... more

Cun Mu
Cun Mu
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2011
Cun Matthew Mu is a PhD candidate in the Department of Operations Research at Columbia University. Previously, he studied Quantitative Finance as... more

Gonzalo Muñoz
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2012
Gonzalo is a Mathematical Engineer from the Engineering School of Universidad de Chile. Currently a 5th year PhD Student in the IEOR Department of... more

Pranav Nagesh
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2016
Pranav Karthik Nagesh is a graduate student, currently pursuing a Masters in Management Science and Engineering with the IEOR department at... more

Min hwan Oh
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015

Yanan Pei
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Advisor: Prof. Blanchet more

Tze Phei Poh
MS in Operations Research
Fall 2014
Tze Phei Poh is currently pursuing MSc Operations Research at Columbia University and will graduate in December 2015. She received her bachelor... more

Vladlena Powers
Vladlena Powers
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Vladlena Powers started her PhD program at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in Fall 2015. Vladlena received a... more

Julien Rey
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Julien Rey is a current student in the MS in Financial Engineering program. Prior to attending Columbia, Julien studied at École Nationale... more

Baptiste Richard
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Baptiste Richard is a student of the MS in Management Science and Engineering program. He graduated from École des Ponts in France where he... more


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