Hamid Nazer-Zadeh

Dean’s Associate Professor in Business Administration & Associate Professor of Data Sciences and Operations
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PhD, Stanford University; BS, Sharif University of Technology

Hamid Nazerzadeh is an Associate Professor in the Data Sciences and Operations department at USC Marshall School of Business. His research focuses on mechanism design and optimization algorithms and their applications in operations and monetization of online markets. He has worked at Microsoft, Yahoo!, and Google research labs. He is the recipient of Yahoo! Ph.D. Student Fellowship Award (2007), Honorable Mention in George Dantzig Dissertation Awards (2009), Google Faculty Research Award (2013), Marshall Dean's Award for Research Excellence (2014), and INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Prize (2014).
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Adel Javanmard, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Dynamic pricing in high-dimensions ,"  Journal of Machine Learning Research  20, 315-363.
Adel Javanmard, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh, Simeng Shao () "Multi-Product Dynamic Pricing in High- Dimensions with Heterogenous Price Sensitivity ,".
Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Competition in Ride-Hailing Markets ,"  Conference on Web and Internet Economics.
Leon Zhu, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh, Heng Zhang () "Position Ranking and Auctions for Online Marketplaces ,"  Management Science.
Adel Javanmard, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Dynamic pricing in high-dimensions ,"  Conference on Two- sided Marketplace Optimization: Search, Pricing, Matching & Growth (TSMO).
Negin Golrezaei, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh, Ramandeep Randhawa () " Dynamic Pricing for Customers with Heterogeneous Valuation Decay ,"  Manufacturing & Service Operations Management .
Vahab Mirrokni, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Deals or no Deals: Designing Contracts for Online Advertising ,"  Proceedings of the 26th World Wide Web Conference, 7-14.
Nitish Korula, Vahab Mirrokni, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Optimizing Display Advertising Markets: Challenges and Directions ,"  IEEE Internet Computing  20, 28-35.
Hamid Nazer-Zadeh, Renato Paes Leme, Afshin Rostamizadeh, Umar Syed () "Where to sell: Simulating auctions from learning algorithms ,"  Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Economics and Computation.
Elisa Celis, Greg Lewis, Markus Mobious, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Buy-it-now or Take-a-chance: Price Discrimination through Randomized Auctions ,"  Management Science  60, 2927-2848.
Ozan Candogan, Jennifer Chayes, Christian Borgs, Ilan Lobel, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Optimal Multi-Period Pricing with Service Guarantees ,"  Management Science  60, 792-1811.
Ashish Goel, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Price Based Protocols For Fair Resource Allocation: Convergence Time Analysis and Extension to Leontief Utilities. ,"  ACM Transactions on Algorithms   10, 5.
Hamid Nazer-Zadeh, Amin Saberi, Rakesh Vohra () "Dynamic Pay-Per-Action Mechanisms and Applications to Online Advertising ,"  Operations Research  61, 98-111.
Sham Kakade, Ilan Lobel, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "Optimal Dynamic Mechanism Design and the Virtual Pivot Mechanism ,"  Operations Research  61, 837-854.
Urief Feige, Nicole Immorlica, Vahab Mirrokni, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh () "PASS Approximation: A Framework for Analyzing and Designing Heuristics ,"  Algorithmica  66, 450-478.
Mohammad Mahdian, Hamid Nazer-Zadeh, Amin Saberi () "Online Optimization with Uncertain Information ,"  ACM Transactions on Algorithms   8.