In the News

Food Delivery Platforms: Worth the Bite Out of Revenue for Restaurants, or has the Relationship Spoiled?Insights@Questrom, July 2022 

New Recipe for Restaurant, App ContractInsights@Questrom, May 2022

Researchers Delivery Recipe for Restaurant, App ContractsUT Dallas News Center, May 2022

Welfare implications of congestion pricing, Insights@Questrom, March 2021

A bargain hunter’s paradox, Fuqua Insights, May 2020

To buy or not to buy, Questrom News, December 2019

The Israeli consumer online: makes more price comparisons and writes reviews, Yediot Ahronot (Israel’s largest daily newspaper), Finance Magazine, January 2019

Top 7 books for innovators to read in 2019, Questrom News, January 2019

Customer reviews have an unexpected effect on product design and quality, Questrom News, January 2019

Brick-and-mortar stores fight to survive as some embrace online shopping, The Daily Free Press, October 2018

Frequently discounting maximizes retailer revenues, Berkeley-Haas News, September 2015

Awards & Grants

Research

Dean's Research Scholar (2022)

 

Rothblum Award for Excellent Work in Operations Research (2022)​

For The Important Role of Time Limits when Consumers Choose Their Time in Service

Slatkin Award for Excellence in Research (2021)

INFORMS Service Science Cluster Best Paper Award Competition (3rd place) (2021)

For The Important Role of Time Limits when Consumers Choose Their Time in Service

The U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Research Grant (with E. Segev, $70,000, 2021-2023)

Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow (2014-2017)

  • Recognizes associate or assistant professors who demonstrate a record of accomplishment and a very bright future

  • Awarded to 5 assistant/associate professors at the Haas School of Business

INFORMS Public Sector Operations Research (PSOR) Award Competition (2nd Place) (2016)

For Welfare Implications of Congestion Pricing: Evidence from SF Park​

INFORMS Service Science Cluster Best Paper Award Competition (finalist) (2016)

For Welfare Implications of Congestion Pricing: Evidence from SF Park​

Garwood Faculty Research Grant ($15,000) (2013)

  • A research grant to support research on innovation in a corporate context

  • Awarded by the Institute for Business Innovation – Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business

  • Received for a proposal on “innovations in service operations”

Robert R. Nathan Fellowship (2008-2009)

  • Awarded to a Ph.D. student at Wharton to recognize outstanding work in applied economics

  • 1 yearly out of the entire doctoral community at Wharton

OPIM Scholar Award, Wharton (2008)

  • Departmental award to the doctoral student with the most outstanding progress towards the completion of the dissertation

Wharton Risk Center Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship

  • Awarded to Ph.D. students at the University of Pennsylvania to conduct research in decision-making under risk and uncertainty

  • Received for “Advance selling under competition” (2008-2009)

  • Received for “Charge per-use fees or sell subscriptions” (2007-2008)

SAP Fellowship for the 3rd Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Economics, Lindau, Germany (2008)

  • Selected as the only student representative from the University of Pennsylvania

 

MITACS Student Grant, INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Conference, Montreal, Canada (2008)

Teaching

Boston University Provost’s Scholar-Teacher of the Year Award (2022)

[Announcements: BU Website, BU Today]​

​Broderick Award for Excellence in Teaching (2020)

PEMBA Best Faculty Award (2020)

  • Voted by the Part-Time MBA students

  • Awarded for the PEMBA core: “Creating Value through Operations and Technology”

 

MBA Award for Outstanding Teaching (2020)

  • Voted by the Full-Time MBA students

  • Awarded for the MBA elective: “Operations Analysis and Innovation”

Earl F. Cheit Award for outstanding teaching (Weekend MBA)

  • Highest teaching award for instructors at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

  • Awarded twice: 2012-2013, 2015-2016

 

Berkeley Haas Club-6 membership for teaching (2011-2017)

  • Awarded to instructors who receive teaching evaluation scores of at least 6/7

Service

Broderick Award for Faculty Contribution to Student Learning and Experience (2022)

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Meritorious Service Award (2011, 2013, 2018, 2019, 2020)

Management Science Meritorious Service Award (2013)