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Miao, Sentao

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • His research interests are mainly in developing efficient learning and optimization algorithms with various applications in Operations Management. For methodologies, Sentao Miao focuses on statistical and machine learning algorithms such as online learning, multi-arm bandit problem, reinforcement learning; he is also interested in approximation algorithms with provable performance. For applications, he mainly works on operations management problems such as dynamic pricing, assortment selection, inventory control, etc.


  • Machine learning, retail analytics


courses taught

  • MGMT 3100 - Operations Management
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2024
    Examines concepts, tools and techniques used in the management of service operations. Focuses on how firms add value and compete with high quality and efficient services. Emphasizes the use of models for designing new products services and improving the effectiveness of service processes. Studies the application of technology in the context of productivity, growth and the globalization of manufacturing and services.


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