#### Biography

David Gamarnik is a Nanyang Technological University Professor of Operations Research at the Operations Research and Statistics Group, Sloan School of Management of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received B.A. in mathematics from New York University in 1993 and Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT in 1998. Since then he was a research staff member of IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, before joining MIT in 2005.

His research interests include probability, theory of random graphs, optimization and algorithms, statistics and machine learning, stochastic processes, and queueing theory. He is a recipient of the Erlang Prize and the Best Publication Awardfrom the INFORMS Applied Probability Society, IBM Faculty Partnership Award and several NSF-sponsored grants.

He is currently an area editor of Operations Research journal, associate editor of Mathematics of Operations Research, and he has been an associate editor of Annals of Applied Probability in the past.