MIT Sloan

Executive Education Faculty

Vivek Farias

Robert N. Noyce Career Development Professor
Associate Professor of Operations Management

Vivek is interested in the development of new methodologies for large scale dynamic optimization and applications in revenue management, marketing and healthcare. He is the Robert N. Noyce Professor of management at MIT, and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. Vivek has been the recipient of a number of awards including the prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation and numerous paper prizes from the IEEE and INFORMS professional societies... Read More»


Operations Management

Research Center(s):
Operations Research Center

General Expertise:
Airlines; Applied probability; Decision making
decision support; Financial engineering; Mathematical programming; Operations management; Operations research

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Contact Information:

Office: E62-566

Tel: 617-253-7659



Support Staff:

Name: Ariel Brandner

Tel: (617) 253-6605


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Doing the math

Date Added: November 18, 2013

MIT management professor Vivek Farias crunches the numbers to see how complex systems can be optimized.

Revenue management lessons learned from J.C. Penney

Date Added: September 19, 2013

Sadly, J.C. Penney has turned into a public example that illustrates the serious danger of a flawed product pricing strategy. One of the... more

Retailers & Paula Deen: discontinue or pull products?

Date Added: September 19, 2013

Meijer, on the other hand, is in a different situation. It has pulled product for which it has already forecasted sales. As Vivek Farias, Associate... more

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