Bio


Jose Blanchet is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) at Stanford. Prior to joining MS&E, he was a professor at Columbia (Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, and Statistics, 2008-2017), and before that he taught at Harvard (Statistics, 2004-2008). Jose is a recipient of the 2010 Erlang Prize and several best publication awards in areas such as applied probability, simulation, operations management, and revenue management. He also received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2010. He worked as an analyst in Protego Financial Advisors, a leading investment bank in Mexico. He has research interests in applied probability and Monte Carlo methods. He is the Area Editor of Stochastic Models in Mathematics of Operations Research. He has served on the editorial board of Advances in Applied Probability, Bernoulli, Extremes, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Journal of Applied Probability, Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications, and Stochastic Systems, among others.

Academic Appointments


Honors & Awards


  • Outstanding Simulation Publication Award, INFORMS Simulation Society (2021)
  • Revenue Management and Pricing Section Best Publication Award, INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section (2021)
  • Best Contributed Theory Paper Award for the Winter Simulation Conference, INFORMS Simulation Society (2019)
  • Best OM Paper in Operations Research, INFORMS MSOM Society (2019)
  • William H. Keck Scholar, Stanford University (2017)
  • Professional Merit Award, ITAM, Mexico (2012)
  • Distinguished Alumni Scholar Lecture, Stanford University (2012)
  • Kavli Fellow, Kavli Foundation and National Academies (2013)
  • Biennial Best Publication in Applied Probability Award, INFORMS Applied Probability Society (2009)
  • Erlang Prize, INFORMS Applied Probability Society (2010)
  • NSF Career Award, NSF (2008)
  • Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, White House (2009)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Area Editor, Mathematics of Operations Research (2020 - Present)
  • President, INFORMS Applied Probability Society (2020 - 2022)

Professional Education


  • PhD, Stanford University, Management Science and Engineering (2004)
  • MS, Stanford University, Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research (2002)
  • Licenciado, Instituto Technologico Autonomo de Mexico, Applied Mathematics (2000)
  • Licenciado, Instituto Technologico Autonomo de Mexico, Actuarial Science (2000)

2021-22 Courses


Stanford Advisees


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