Assistant Professor Management Science and Operations
BSc MSc (Ecole) PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Dr Ali Aouad's research revolves around the design and analysis of algorithms, with applications to operations management. His current focus is on choice modelling, supply chain management, and marketplace operations. His interests range from exploring the theoretical underpinnings of algorithms to driving their implementation in the practice.
He holds a PhD in Operations Research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MS and BS in Applied Mathematics from Ecole Polytechnique (Paris). He has research articles published in Operations Research, Mathematics of Operations Research and Mathematical Programming.
Dr Aouad was awarded the Best Student Paper Prize by the Operations Research Center at MIT in 2015, and was a finalist in the INFORMS Nicholson Prize competition a year later.
Alongside academia, Dr Aouad has worked in various capacities in technology, quantitative finance and management consulting firms. Before joining LBS, he spent a year at the Marketplace Optimization and Data Science Group at Uber Technologies (San Francisco), where he contributed to the design and implementation of new algorithms that improved the cost efficiency of the matching platform.
Personal website: www.aaouad.com