ISE Ph.D. Student Wins Presidential Fellowship
ISE Ph.D. student, Hamed Rahimian, has been awarded the Presidential Fellowship from the Ohio State Graduate School. This fellowship recognizes outstanding scholarly accomplishments and is the most competitive and prestigious recognition provided by the Graduate School. Hamed was highly endorsed by the ISE graduate studies chair for the award as he is a remarkable student who has already contributed greatly to operations research, student life and the ISE department.
Hamed Rahimian is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the ISE department, under supervision of Prof. Guzin Bayraksan. He is majoring in Operations Research and minoring in Mathematics and Statistics. He received his M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Arizona in 2012, and his M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2011 and 2008. His research focuses on stochastic optimization, data-driven optimization, and distributionally robust stochastic programming with applications in water resources management. Hamed served as the President of INFORMS Student Chapter at The Ohio State University between February 2014 and April 2016. The Chapter won INFORMS Cum Laude award in 2015.