Bio: Dr. Swati Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. She received a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (genealogy) in 2017 and a Dual Degree (Bachelors and Masters) in Computer Science & Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2011. Dr. Gupta’s research interests lie primarily in combinatorial, convex and robust optimization with applications in online learning and data-driven decision-making under partial information. Her research also explores strategic behavior of customers, bias and fairness in automated decisions as well as unintended consequences of optimization. Dr. Gupta has co-authored publications in top Machine Learning and Optimization conferences/journals, as well as a book chapter on the Computational Comparison of Metaheuristics. Dr. Swati Gupta is a recipient of the prestigious Simons-Berkeley Research Fellowship for Bridging Discrete and Continuous Optimization and Real-Time Decision Making programs in 2017-2018. In the latter program on Real-Time Decision Making, Dr. Gupta was selected as the Microsoft Research Fellow. Dr. Gupta’s research has received various recognitions including honorable mention in the INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize 2018, special recognition in the INFORMS Computing Society Student Paper Competition in 2016, finalist in the INFORMS Service Science Student Paper Competition. Dr. Gupta received the Google Women in Engineering Award in India in 2011.

News/Articles: An MIT LIDS magazine article (2016), a Huffington Post article (2016).