Yash Kanoria

("Yash" rhymes with "rush" and is a short version of "Yashodhan".)

I'm the Sidney Taurel Associate Professor of Business in the Decision, Risk and Operations division at Columbia Business School.

My core research centers on the design and optimization of marketplaces including matching markets and online platforms.

I received an NSF CAREER Award in 2017. “The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty ...”

I teach Business Analytics in the MBA core. Some time back I co-taught a PhD class Engineering Online Matching Markets with Jay Sethuraman. In Fall 2019, I taught an interdisciplinary research-oriented PhD class Statistical Physics, Markets and Algorithms.

You can reach me at ykanoria at-the-rate-of columbia POINT edu. My office is Uris 404.

PhD students: Jiaqi Lu, Pengyu Qian

Postdoc: Abhinav Sinha (co-advised with Fanyin Zheng)

PhD students and postdocs I have worked with: Irene Lo, Vijay Kamble, Itai Feigenbaum, Daniela Saban, Peng Shi, Nick Arnosti, Ross Anderson, Utkarsh Patange.

Journal papers:

Working papers:

  • Y. Kanoria, J. Gan, and X. Zhang, “Local algorithms for dynamic optimization in networks,” work in progress.

  • N. Immorlica, Y. Kanoria, and J. Lu, “When does competition and costly information acquisition lead to a deadlock?” work in progress.

Other conference papers: