Shipra Agrawal

Assistant Professor
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Data Science Institute
Columbia University

Brief Bio

Shipra Agrawal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, and member of Data Science Institute, at Columbia University. She received her PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University in June 2011 under guidance of Prof. Yinyu Ye, and was a researcher at Microsoft Research India from July 2011 to August 2015.
Her research spans several areas of optimization and machine learning, including data-driven optimization under partial, uncertain, and online inputs, and related concepts in learning, namely multi-armed bandits, online learning, and reinforcement learning. She is also interested in prediction markets and game theory. Application areas of her interests include internet advertising, recommendation systems, revenue management and resource allocation problems.
Shipra serves as an associate editor for Management Science (Optimization area) and Mathematics of Operations Research (Learning theory area) journals, and as a member of ACM future of computing academy . She is the recipient of Google Faculty research award 2017-2018 , and Amazon research award 2017-2018 . For further information, please see CV .


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