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  • SSE Systems Leadership Series

    Mon, Apr 23, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Systems Architecting and Engineering, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Shane Henderson, Professor and Director - School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University

    Talk Title: Citi Bike - Planning through a Combination of Continuous, Discrete, and Simulation Optimization

    Abstract: The Cornell School of Operations Research and Information Engineering has been working with the bike-sharing company Citi Bike since Citi Bike began operations in New York City in 2013. We provide data analysis and advice about strategy and operations, not just to Citi Bike, but also to its parent company Motivate that operates several bike-sharing programs around the USA. I will describe some of our modeling work with Citi Bike, focusing on a suite of models (not just simulation models) that informs the decision about where to position both racks and bikes around the approximately 600 stations in NYC. Joint work with Daniel Freund, Nanjing Jian, Eoin OMahony and David Shmoys.

    The Systems Leadership Series is a series of interactive conversations with leading systems thinkers who explore and examine the nature and complexity of systems that modern society depends upon. The series is an unparalleled learning opportunity as prominent speakers come to share cutting edge ideas, leadership styles and personal philosophies with students and faculty members.

    Biography: Shane G. Henderson is professor and director of the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell University. He has previously held positions in the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Auckland. He is the editor in chief of Stochastic Systems. He has served as chair of the INFORMS Applied Probability Society, and as simulation area editor for Operations Research. He is an INFORMS Fellow. His research interests include discrete-event simulation, simulation optimization, and emergency services planning.

    Host: Stevens Institute of Technology School of Systems and Enterprises

    More Info: https://www.stevens.edu/events/systems-leadership-series-shane-henderson-cornell-university

    Webcast: Register at the event link.

    Location: Online via WebEX

    WebCast Link: Register at the event link.

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: James Moore II

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