Professor Vineet Goyal received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2003 and his Ph.D. in Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization (ACO) from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. Before coming to Columbia, he spent two years as a Postdoctoral Associate at the Operations Research Center at MIT.
Professor Goyal is interested in the design of efficient and robust data-driven algorithms for large scale dynamic optimization problems with applications in energy markets and revenue management problems. His research has been continually supported by grants from NSF and industry. He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2014 and a Google Faculty Research Award in 2013.