James Mario Davis

James Mario Davis

Assistant Professor

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Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Rutgers University-Camden, Camden, NJ, 2010 GPA: 4.0/4.0
  • Ph.D, Operations Research, Cornell University, Advised by David P. Williamson and Huseyin Topaloglu, Ithaca, NY, 2015

Academic Positions

  • Cornell Prison Education Program Instructor, Fall 2013, Cornell, Ithaca, NY
  • Cornell Prison Education Program Instructor, Spring 2014, Cornell, Ithaca, NY

Other Professional Employment

  • Amazon.com Research Scientist Intern, Summer 2014

Research Interests

  • Algorithms
  • Customer Choice Models
  • Pricing
  • Revenue Management

Selected Articles in Journals

  • James M. Davis, Huseyin Topaloglu, David P. Williamson, Assortment Optimization Over Time, Operations Research Letters, in press.
  • James M. Davis, Guillermo Gallego, Huseyin Topaloglu, Assortment Optimization under Variants of the Nested Logit Model, Operations Research vol. 62, 2013.
  • Basile Couetoux, James M. Davis, David P. Williamson, A Dual-Fitting 3 2-Approximation Algorithm for Some Minimum-Cost Graph Problems, Mathematical Programming 2013.
  • James M. Davis, Rajiv Gandhi, Vijay Kothari, Combinatorial Algorithms for Minimizing the Weighted Sum of Completion Times on a Single Machine, Operations Research Letters 41. 2013

Other Publications

  • James M. Davis, Guillermo Gallego, Huseyin Topaloglu, Assortment Planning under the Multinomial Logit Model with Totally Unimodular Constraint Structures, working paper.
  • James M. Davis, Huseyin Topaloglu, David P. Williamson, Quality Consistent Discrete Pricing Under the Nested Logit Model, working paper.

Research Honors

  • George Nicholson Student Paper Competition Honorable Mention (2014)
  • Graduate Research Fellowship (2011)
  • Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Honorable Mention (2011)

Courses Taught

  • IE 300 - Analysis of Data
  • IE 511 - Integer Programming

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