Hamsa Bastani

Past Awards

2021
Best Working Paper Award: First Place
Winning material: Learning Best Practices: Can Machine Learning Improve Human Decision-Making?
Pierskalla Best Paper Award: Winner(s)
Winning material: Deploying a Reinforcement Learning System for COVID-19 Testing at the Greek Border
Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in the Practice of Advanced Analytics and Operations Research: Winner(s)
2021 - Winner(s)
Citation:

Winning Paper:  

Interpretable OR for High-Stakes Decisions: Designing the Greek COVID-19 Testing System

Public Sector Operations Research Best Paper Award: Second Place
Winning material: Deploying a Reinforcement Learning System for COVID-19 Testing at the Greek Border
Public Sector Operations Research Best Paper Award: Honorable Mention
Winning material: Unmasking human trafficking risk in commercial sex supply chains with machine learning
Best Working Paper: Winner(s)
Winning material: Learning Best Practices: Can Machine Learning Improve Human Decision-Making?


2020
Public Sector Operations Research Best Paper Award: Finalist
Winning material: Adaptive Clinical Trial Designs with Surrogates


2019
Pierskalla Best Paper Award: Winner(s)
Winning material: Adaptive Clinical Trial Designs with Surrogates: When Should We Bother?


2018
Pierskalla Best Paper Award: Finalist
Winning material: Interpreting Predictive Models for Human-in-the-Loop Analytics


2017
IBM Best Student Paper Award Competition: First Place
Winning material: “Online Decision-making with High-dimensional Covariates”


2016
George Nicholson Student Paper Competition: First Place
Winning material: “Online Decision-Making with High-Dimensional Covariates”
2016 - First Place
Pierskalla Best Paper Award: Winner(s)
Winning material: “Online Decision-Making with High-Dimensional Covariates”
2016 - Winner(s)
MSOM Student Paper Competition: First Place
2016 - First Place


2015
HAS Student Paper Competition: First Place
Winning material: Evidence of Strategic Behavior In Medicare Claims Reporting