Jan 24: New paper “Two-stage Estimation and Variance Modeling for Variational Quantum Algorithms” submitted.

Dec 23: Shashaani selected for the Baden-Württemberg/North Carolina – Faculty Mobility Program.

Aug 23: Vahdat successfully defended her PhD dissertation and will be a data analyst in Liberty Mutual after graduate school. Congratulations Kimia!

Apr 23: Shashaani wins the best IISE’s Modeling & Simulation Division Annual Teaching Award. The award will be granted at the award banquet during the IISE Conference and Expo in New Orleans.

Feb 23: Shashaani selected as a fellow of the Convergence Research (CORE) Institute. This fellowship will provide a solid foundation and network for the group’s future convergence research projects. 

Nov 2022: Shashaani invited as presenter of the scholarship for women fundraiser entitled Global Frames of Reference: Advocating Ethical Voice, Economic Empowerment and Diversity. More details to follow in the coming weeks.

February 18, 2023,  10:30 AM – 12 Noon on Zoom.

July 2022: Maria Davila-Colon presents her data analytics research with the group in the REU research symposium poster session.

July 2022: Shashaani gives an intro to simulation session to ISE high school visitors.

June 2022: Two of the three teams selected from ISE562-Sp22 to attend the Simio competition were among the winners:

Team “Just Claudia” with members Claudia Donahue and Alexej Lozevski was selected the 1st place!

Team “95% confident” with members Daniel Malerich and Kelby Mace received an honorable mention!

March 2022: A new paper titled “Wake Effect Parameter Calibration with Large-Scale Field Operational Data using Stochastic Optimization” submitted.

February 2022: Ha’s new submitted paper: “Latency considerations for stochastic optimizers in variational quantum algorithms” with M. Menickelly and M. Otten.

He joins Argonne National Lab in June 2022 for a second internship to work on Quantum Computing and Monte Carlo.

February 2022: Shashaani was a judge for the first 3MT thesis competition among OR and ISE students.  The winner: Zach Traylor

January 2022: Proposal titled “Impact of Future Climate Events on NC Animal Agriculture Systems” was selected for funding under the Research and Innovation Seed Funding (RISF) Program at NC State.