Pavithra Harsha  Pavithra Harsha photo         

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Research Staff Member - Pricing, Supply Chain, Smart Grid
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


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Professional Associations:  INFORMS


I am a Research Staff Member at the Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences division of the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights. I am also a research affiliate at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

I graduated with a Ph.D in Operations Research from the Operations Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). My dissertation advisors were Prof. Cynthia Barnhart and Prof. David C. Parkes. Prior to that I graduated with BTech in Mechanical Engineerung from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.

I worked as a scientist in the Analytical Services division of Oracle Retail for about a year after I graduated from MIT and was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT for about two years after that where I was hosted by Prof. Munther Dahleh.