Professional Services


Invited Talks and Seminars:

  • Systems Science and Health Policy, The University of Tokyo, March 2017
  • Introduction to MIT-(IC)3, Keio University, Tokyo, March 2017
  • A Novel Method for Aggregation of Statistical Findings, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Feb 2017
  • System Dynamics in Health, for top executives at Novartis, Cambridge, MA, Novermber 2016
  • Measuring stakeholders’ perceptions of cybersecurity, International Workshop on Data Analytics, Italy, 2016
  • Keynote speaker and panelist, 2016 MIT Information and Communication Technologies Conference, April 2016
  • A Flexible Method for Aggregation of Statistical Findings, University of Pittsburgh, April 2016
  • Current topics in systems thinking. Shahid Beheshti University, April, 2015
  • Aggregation of Heterogeneous Statistical Findings, Human Dynamics Lab (Alex 'Sandy' Pentland's lab), MIT Media Lab, Feb. 2015
  • Aggregation of Statistical Findings, Case Study: BMR Estimation Models. Session: Data Mining in Medical Decision Making and Bioinformatics Applications, The 2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2014.
  • Dynamics of Obesity Interventions inside Organizations, Session: Systems Engineering and Public Health, The 2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2014.
  • Dynamics of obesity intervention adoption, implementation and maintenance, The 27th MIT-UAlbany System Dynamics Ph.D. Colloquium, Albany, NY, Nov. 2013, Abstract and presentation file.
  • A New Moment-based Method for Combining Heterogeneous Statistical Findings, The 2013 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 2013.
  • Research synthesis and meta-analysis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Sep. 2013.
  • Understanding and modeling the effect of social influence on wisdom of crowd, The 24th MIT System Dynamics Ph.D. Colloquium, Boston, MA, May 2012. Presentation file.
  • Using the Method of Simulated Moments for identification of dynamic models, The 25th MIT-UAlbany System Dynamics Ph.D. Colloquium, Albany, NY, Nov. 2012. Presentation file.

Service Activities:

Research based:

  • Program organizer and sessions chair, The 29th MIT System Dynamics PhD Colloquium, Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, 2014
  • Sessions chair, System Dynamics in Health I & II, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2014
  • Session chair, Data Mining, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2014

Non-research based:

Ad hoc Reviewing:




  • The Obesity Society
  • System Dynamics Society 
  • Alpha Pi Mu, Active Member, The Industrial Engineering Honor Society