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Alumna Enlu Zhou wins NSF CAREER Award for optimization and sampling in stochastic simulation
Alumna Enlu Zhou (EE Ph.D. 2009) is the recipient of a 2015 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for Optimization and Sampling in Stochastic Simulation. The five-year award is worth $500,000.
Zhou is an assistant professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests include simulation optimization, stochastic control, and Markov decision processes. At Maryland she was advised by Professor Steve Marcus (ECE/ISR) and Professor Michael Fu (BGMT/ISR) and was part of the A. James Clark School of Engineering’s Future Faculty Program. She previously won a 2012 Young Investigator award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Her research focused on “Dynamic Decision Making under Uncertainty and Partial Information.”
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The NSF CAREER program fosters the career development of outstanding junior faculty, combining the support of research and education of the highest quality and in the broadest sense.
January 14, 2015