Welcome to Ton Dieker's Homepage
I work on a variety of topics in the general areas of applied probability and operations research. My expertise includes:
- Design and performance of service systems.
- Design and analysis of algorithms, such as stochastic simulation algorithms.
- Ben Cousins (postdoc, with Alex Andoni)
Former group members
- Guido Lagos Barrios (PhD student)
- Richard Birge (PhD student)
- Tonghoon Suk (PhD student)
- Xuefeng Gao (PhD student, with Jim Dai)
- Jinwoo Shin (postdoc, with Prasad Tetali)
Ton Dieker earned a master's degree in Operations Research from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2002 and a PhD degree in Mathematics from the University of Amsterdam in 2006. He joined Columbia University in 2014 from Georgia Tech, where he was the Fouts Family Associate Professor. Honors include the Goldstine Fellowship from IBM Research, a CAREER/PECASE Award from the National Science Foundation, and the Erlang Prize from the Applied Probability Society of INFORMS. He serves/has served on the editorial boards of Operations Research, Mathematics of Operations Research, Journal of/Advances in Applied Probability, Stochastic Systems.
An outdated version of my CV is available here.