De Souza Borges Ferreira Wins 2018 INFORMS Paper Competition

11-12-2018

Ph.D. student Raquel De Souza Borges Ferreira is the winner of the 2018 INFORMS QSR Best Student Paper Competition, and a Finalist of the 2018 INFORMS Data Mining Best Theoretical Paper Competition. She presented her paper, "Predictive Comparisons for Screening and Interpreting Inputs in Machine Learning", at the INFORMS 2018 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday, November 4.

The Finalists for the 2018 INFORMS QSR Best Student Paper Award were:

  • Anh Tuan Bui, Ph.D. Student in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
  • Raquel de Souza Borges Ferreira, Ph.D. Student in Statistics, Purdue University Department of Statistics
  • Shuang Li, Ph.D. Student in Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial Systems Engineering
  • Ruizhi Zhang, Ph.D. Student in Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial Systems Engineering

The Finalists for the 2018 INFORMS Data Mining Best Theoretical Paper Award were:

  • Raquel De Souza Borges Ferreira, Ph.D. Student in Statistics, Purdue University Department of Statistics
  • Mostafa Reisi Gahrooei, Ph.D. Student in Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Negin Golrezaei, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Rim Hariss and Max Ray Biggs, Ph.D. Students in Operations Research, MIT Operations Research Center

Congratulations to Raquel and her advisor, Assistant Professor Arman Sabbaghi, for these recognitions!

For more information about the Quality, Statistics & Reliability (QSR) Section of INFORMS, please visit their website.

For more information about the Data Mining Section of INFORMS, please visit their website.

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