Niao He

Niao He

Primary Research Area

  • Operations Research

Assistant Professor

211 Transportation Building

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  • Ph.D. in Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015
  • M.S. in Computational Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2010

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan 2015-present

Other Professional Employment

  • Research Intern, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Summer 2013
  • Research Intern, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China, Summer 2009

Research Interests

  • nonparametric statistical learning
  • optimization under uncertainty
  • machine learning
  • large-scale optimization

Research Areas

  • Data Analytics
  • Decision and Control Systems
  • Financial Engineering
  • Operations Research

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Courses Taught

  • IE 300 - Analysis of Data
  • IE 521 - Convex Optimization
  • IE 598 - Big Data Optimization