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Professor of Management Science and Engineering
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsKay is a financial engineer. He develops stochastic financial models, designs statistical methods for analyzing financial data, examines simulation and other numerical algorithms for solving the associated computational problems, and performs empirical analyses. Much of Kay's work is driven by important applications in areas such as credit risk management, investment management, and, most recently, housing finance.
Thomas W. Ford Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsStochastic modeling; statistics; simulation; finance
Professor of Management Science and Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
BioAshish Goel is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering and (by courtesy) Computer Science at Stanford University. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Stanford in 1999, and was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California from 1999 to 2002. His research interests lie in the design, analysis, and applications of algorithms.
Assistant Professor of Management Science and Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science and of Law
BioSharad's primary area of research is computational social science, an emerging discipline at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and the social sciences. He's particularly interested in applying modern computational and statistical techniques to study social and political policies, such as stop-and-frisk, swing voting, filter bubbles, do-not-track, and media bias. Before joining Stanford, Sharad was a senior researcher at Microsoft Research and Yahoo Labs.
Ph.D. Student in Management Science and Engineering, admitted Autumn 2015
BioKhonika Gope is a Ph.D. student at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.
Research Area: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Broadly, Khonika Gope's research interests focus on strategy in innovative entrepreneurs. Particularly, she’s interested in how institutions affect entrepreneurship and innovation, and is also interested in how power and politics play a role in top management teams in entrepreneurial firms.
Khonika received her BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. She received her MBA from Goizueta Business School, Emory University, as a Fulbright Scholar. Prior to joining Stanford, she worked at as a lecturer and assistant professor at University of Dhaka’s Institute of Business Administration, the leading business school in her home country, Bangladesh.