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Elaine Wah Awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Read about it here. This will support Elaine's final year of PhD study, and adds to her long list of accolades.  Congratulations!
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Bryce Wiedenbeck wins CSE Grad Honors Competition

first place! This is the annual competition featuring research presentations by advanced CSE PhD students. details here
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Ben Cassell defends dissertation

Ben-Alexander Cassell successfully defended his thesis today.  Ben's dissertation, entitled Scaling Empirical Game-Theoretic Analysis, reports several practical advances in EGTA technology, methodology, and application. Congratulations, B…
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Bartley Tablante defends thesis proposal

Congratulations, Bartley. It's been a while since I've been on an Econ thesis committee.  A very interesting discussion, with Bartley and my fellow committee members Tilman Borgers, David Miller, and Stephan Lauermann.
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Elaine Wah defends thesis proposal

Congratulations to Elaine, on successfully defending her dissertation proposal, “Computational models of algorithmic trading in financial markets”. Her thesis committee members are Jacob Abernethy, Michael Barr (Law), Uday Rajan (Finance),…
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Elaine Wah commentary in The Guardian

The Guardian comment piece on Michael Lewis's Flash Boys and the HFT debate.
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Elaine Wah Wins Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement

Congratulations, Elaine. The Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize recognizes outstanding research, leadership, and academic performance among College of Engineering graduate students.  2014 EECS winners (one per graduate program).
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Bryce Wiedenbeck defends thesis proposal

Congratulations to Bryce, on successfully defending his dissertation proposal, "Approximate game theoretic analysis for large simulation-based games". His thesis committee comprises Satinder Baveja, Grant Schoenebeck, Tilman Borgers (Economics),…
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Bryce Wiedenbeck wins Towner Prize: Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor

Congratulations to SRG student Bryce Wiedenbeck: one of the 2014 winners of the Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for outstanding GSI in Engineering. Award citation here.
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SRG Alum Dan Reeves, with Bethany Soule on NBC News

showing us how to walk the walk on market-based decision making...