Itai Ashlagi is a Professor at the Management Science & Engineering Department.
He is interested in game theory and the design and analysis of marketplaces. He is especially interested in marketplaces, in which matching is an essential activity. markets, for which he developed mechanisms using tools from operations/cs and economics. His work influenced the practice of Kidney exchange, for which he has become a Franz Edelman Laureate. Ashlagi received his PhD in operations research from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Before coming to Stanford he was an assistant professor of Operations Management at Sloan, MIT and prior to that a postdoctoral researcher at HBS. He is the recipient of the outstanding paper award in the ACM conference of Electronic Commerce 2009. His research is supported by the NSF including an NSF-CAREER award.

Honors & Awards

  • MSOM Service Management SIG Best Paper Award, INFORMS (2017)
  • Franz Edelman Laureate, INFORMS (2014)
  • JFIG best paper award (2nd prize), INFORMS (2014)
  • CAREER award, National Science Foundation (2012)
  • Terasaki medical innovation, National Kidney Registry (2012)
  • Outstanding paper award, ACM-EC (2009)

Professional Education

  • PhD, Technion, Israel (2008)

2023-24 Courses

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