Aida Khajavirad

Headshot of Dr. Aida KhajaviradDr. Aida Khajavirad is an Assistant Professor in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering within the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She earned her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2011, where she was affiliated with the Center for Advanced Process Decision-Making.

 Her research focuses on both the theoretical and algorithmic aspects of the global optimization of nonconvex mixed-integer nonlinear optimization problems. Before joining the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Khajavirad worked as a research staff member in the mathematical programming group at the IBM T.J. Watson research center for two years.