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Zhengyuan Zhou

Zhengyuan Zhou

Joined Stern 2020

Leonard N. Stern School of Business




Zhengyuan Zhou joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Technology, Operations and Statistics in September 2020.

Professor Zhou’s research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning, stochastic optimization, control and game theory, and focus on leveraging tools from those fields to develop methodological frameworks to solve data-driven decision-making problems.

Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Zhou spent the year 2019-2020 as a Goldstine research fellow at IBM research and a visiting scholar at NYU Stern.

Professor Zhou received his BA in Mathematics and BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, both from UC Berkeley. Subsequently, he has received a Master’s in Computer Science, a Master’s in Statistics, a Master’s in Economics and a PhD in Electrical Engineering (with minors in Mathematics and Management Science & Engineering), all from Stanford University in 2019.

Research Interests

  • Intersection of machine learning, stochastic optimization, control and game theory

Courses Taught

  • Convex Optimization
  • Data, Decisions and Models

Academic Background

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
Stanford University

Master's, Computer Science
Stanford University

Master's, Statistics
Stanford University

Master's, Economics
Stanford University

B.A., Mathematics
UC Berkeley

B.S., Electrical Engineering
UC Berkely

Areas of Expertise

Technology, Operations & Statistics

  • Business Process Optimization
  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Operations Management
  • Stochastic Modeling