Vahideh Manshadi

Associate Professor of Operations
Yale School of Management
Secondary Appt. in Department of Statistics and Data Science
Affiliated with Yale Institute for Network Science


Postdoc in Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
M.S. in Statistics, Stanford University
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Research Interests

Online & Matching Marketplaces
Online Social Platforms & Networks
Data-driven, Online, & Stochastic Optimization

Working Papers

Information Inundation on Platforms and Implications, with G. Allon and K. Drakopoulos, 2019. [Paper]
– Extended abstract appeared in The 20th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC), 2019

Online Resource Allocation under Partially Predictable Demand, with D. Hwang and P. Jaillet, Minor Revision at Operations Research, 2019. [Paper] [Presentation Video @ BIRS]

Product Ranking on Online Platforms, with M. Derakhshan, N. Golrezaei, and V. Mirrokni, Major Revision at Management Science, 2019.[Paper] [Presentation Video  @ Google]
– Accepted for presentation at the MSOM Service SIG, 2018

Impact of Network Structure on New Service Pricing, with S. Alizamir, N. Chen, and S. Kim. [Paper]

Managing Relocation and Delay in Container Terminals with Flexible Service Policies, with S. Borjian Boroujeni, C. Barnhart, and P. Jaillet. [Paper]


Published Papers

Diffusion in Random Networks: Impact of Degree Distribution, with S. Misra and S. Rodilitz, Operations Research, 2019. [Paper]
– Extended abstract appeared in The 13th Workshop on the Economics Networks, Systems, and Computation (NetEcon), 2018

On Matching and Thickness in Heterogeneous Dynamic Markets, with I. Ashlagi, M. Burq, and P. Jaillet, Operations Research, 2018. [Paper] [Presentation Video @ Simons]
– Extended abstract appeared in The 17th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC), 2016

The Stochastic Container Relocation Problem, with V. Galle, S. Borjian Boroujeni, C. Barnhart, and P. Jaillet, Transportation Science, 2018. [Paper]
– Algorithms and experimental results are available here

The effect of match-run frequencies on the number of transplants and waiting times in kidney exchange, with I. Ashlagi, A. Bingaman*, M. Burq, D. Gamarnik, C. Murphey*, A. E. Roth, M. L. Melcher*, and M. A. Rees*, American Journal of Transplantation, 2017. [Paper]
– * designates medical collaborators

An average-case asymptotic analysis of the Container Relocation Problem, with V. Galle, S. Borjian Boroujeni, C. Barnhart, and P. Jaillet, Operations Research Letters, 2016. [Paper]

Kidney exchange in dynamic sparse heterogenous pools, with I. Ashlagi, and P. Jaillet, Proceedings of the 14th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC), 2013. [Paper]

Online stochastic matching: Online actions based on offline statistics, with S. Oveis Gharan, A. Saberi, Mathematics of Operations Research, 2012. [Paper]
– Conference version appeared in The 22nd ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA), 2011

Dynamics of prisoner’s dilemma and the evolution of cooperation on networks, with A. Saberi, Proceedings of the 3rd Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science Conference, 2012. [Paper]
– Extended abstract appeared in The 6th Workshop on the Economics Networks, Systems, and Computation (NetEcon), 2011

Distributed Node Placement Algorithms for Constructing Well-Connected Sensor Networks, with A. J. Friend and A. Saberi, The 32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2012. [Paper]

Supermodular Network Games, with R. Johari, The 47th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2009. [Paper]

Efficient, Fully Local Algorithms for CIOQ Switches, with A. Firoozshahian, A. Goel, and B. Prabhakar, IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2007. [Paper]

High-fidelity and Time-driven Simulation of Large Wireless Networks with Parallel Processing, with H. Lee and D. C. Cox, IEEE Communications Magazine, 2009. [Paper]



Big Data – MBA Elective (co-teach with Donald Lee)

Revenue Management – MBA Elective

Models of Operations Research and Management – Ph.D. course

Contact Information

Email: vahideh.manshadi@yale.edu

Office: Evans Hall 3540