ISyE Welcomes Nick Sahinidis

Sahinidis joined the ISyE faculty in August as the inaugural Gary C. Butler Family Chair and Professor.

Contact

Laurie Haigh
Communications Manager

Sidebar Content
No sidebar content submitted.
Summaries

Summary Sentence:

Sahinidis joined the ISyE faculty in August as the inaugural Gary C. Butler Family Chair and Professor.

Full Summary:

Sahinidis joined the ISyE faculty in August as the inaugural Gary C. Butler Family Chair and Professor.

Media
  • ISyE Butler Family Chair and Professor Nick Sahinidis ISyE Butler Family Chair and Professor Nick Sahinidis
    (image/jpeg)

Professor Nick Sahinidis joined the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) on August 15, 2020 as the inaugural Gary C. Butler Family Chair. Prior to this appointment, he was a professor of chemical engineering and director of the Center for Advanced Process Decision-making at Carnegie Mellon University and a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Throughout his career, Sahinidis has pioneered algorithms and developed widely used software for optimization and machine learning. His research won the INFORMS Computing Society Prize in 2004; the Beale-Orchard-Hays Prize from the Mathematical Programming Society in 2006; the Computing in Chemical Engineering Award in 2010; the Constantin Carathéodory Prize in 2015; and the National Award and Gold Medal from the Hellenic Operational Research Society in 2016. He is the editor-in-chief of Optimization and Engineering and a fellow of INFORMS and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Sahinidis received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a diploma in chemical engineering from Aristotle University.

Additional Information

Groups

School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

Categories
No categories were selected.
Related Core Research Areas
No core research areas were selected.
Newsroom Topics
No newsroom topics were selected.
Keywords
isye, Nick Sahinidis, chbe, Gary C. Butler Family Chair
Status
  • Created By: lbutler7
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Aug 19, 2020 - 10:26am
  • Last Updated: Sep 28, 2020 - 9:53am