Hamid Nazerzadeh is a Dean's Associate Professor in Business Administration in the Data Sciences and Operations department at Marshall School of Business, and (by courtesy) the Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California. He is currently a Staff Data Scientist and Techlead in Marketplace Optimization group at Uber, on sabbatical leave from USC.
Prof. Nazerzadeh obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research from Stanford University and his B.Sc. from Sharif University of Technology and has worked at Microsoft, Yahoo!, Google research labs. His research focuses on mechanism design and optimization algorithms and their applications in operations and monetization of online markets. He is currently serving as Department Editor for Big Data Analytics department at Management Science. He is the recipient of Yahoo! Ph.D. Student Fellowship Award (2007), Honorable Mention in George Dantzig Dissertation Awards (2009), Google Faculty Research Award (2013 & 2016), Marshall Dean's Award for Research Excellence (2014), and INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize (2014).