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Stuart R. Gaffin

Research Scholar
Adjunct Associate Professor

Stuart Gaffin is a Research Scientist at the Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University. Prior to joining Columbia in 2001, he was a senior scientist in the Atmosphere Program at the Environmental Defense Fund, NYC from 1989. His Ph.D. was in Atmospheric and Paleoclimate Studies from the former Earth Systems Group at New York University.His current and recent areas of research include: (i) the urban...

Sandro Galea

Chair & Professor

Dr. Sandro Galea is the Anna Cheskis Gelman and Murray Charles Gelman Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Galea is a physician and an epidemiologist. Galea’s research program seeks to uncover how determinants at multiple levels—including policies, features of the social environment, molecular, and genetic factors—jointly influence the...

Guillermo M. Gallego

Liu Family Professor

Professor Guillermo Gallego joined Columbia University's Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department in 1988 where he has been conducting research in the areas of inventory theory, supply chain management, revenue management, and semi-conductor manufacturing. His work has been supported by numerous industrial and government grants. Professor Gallego has published influential papers in the leading...

Roxana Geambasu

Assistant Professor

I am an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Columbia University. I am interested in computer systems in a broad sense, including distributed systems, the Web, security and privacy, operating systems, and databases. More specifically, my current research focuses on the challenges and opportunities created by today's emerging technologies, such as the Web, cloud computing, and powerful mobile...

Andrew E. Gelman


Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science and director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University. He has received the Outstanding Statistical Application award from the American Statistical Association, the award for best article published in the American Political Science Review, and the Council of Presidents of Statistical Societies award for outstanding contributions by a...

Pierre Gentine

Assistant Professor

Pierre Gentine is an associate professor in the department of Earth and Environmental Engineering. He obtained his MSc and PhD from MIT. Pierre Gentine is working on land-atmosphere interactions, convection-clouds, and surface hydrology using conceptual models, numerical models and wide range of data analysis tools. His overall research objective is to understand how soil and atmospheric moisture organizes across...

Javad Ghaderi

Javad Ghaderi

Assistant Professor

My research interests are broadly in the analysis, design, and management of large-scale networked systems. In particular, my research draws upon mathematical tools from control, optimization, information theory, algorithms, and stochastic processes to study communication networks, wireless systems, social networks, and data centers.

Paul Glasserman

Jack R. Anderson Professor

Professor Glasserman's research and teaching address risk management, the pricing of derivative securities, Monte Carlo simulation, statistics and operations. Prior to joining Columbia, Glasserman was with Bell Laboratories; he has also held visiting positions at Princeton University, NYU, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.Glasserman's publications include the book Monte Carlo Methods in Financial Engineering...

Donald Goldfarb

Alexander and Hermine Avanessians Professor

Donald Goldfarb, the Alexander and Hermine Avanessians Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), has been at Columbia Engineering since 1982, serving as acting dean of the School in 1994 to 95 and chair of the IEOR Department from 1984 to 2002. He also served as executive vice dean immediately prior to his appointment as Interim Dean in July 2012. Dean Goldfarb’s teaching and research...

Jeff Goldsmith

Assistant Professor

Jeff Goldsmith is an assistant professor in Biostatistics at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Goldsmith joined Columbia after receiving his PhD in Biostatistics from Johns Hopkins in 2012, where his dissertation focused on statistical methods for high-dimensional structured data.Dr. Goldsmith has research interests in scientific domains including neuroimaging, physical activity monitoring...

Vineet Goyal

Assistant Professor

Professor Vineet Goyal joined the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department in 2010. He received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2003 and his Ph.D. in Algorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization (ACO) from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. Before coming to Columbia, he spent two years as a Postdoctoral Associate at the Operations Research...

Luis Gravano

Associate Professor

Luis Gravano has been on the faculty of the Computer Science Department, Columbia University, since 1997, where he has been an associate professor since 2002. In 2001, Luis was a Senior Research Scientist at Google (on leave from Columbia University). He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1997. He also received an M.S. degree from Stanford University in 1994 and a B.S. degree...

Linda V. Green

Armand G. Erpf Professor of the Modern Corporation

Linda Green earned her doctorate in Operations Research from Yale University. Her research, which has focused on the development and application of mathematical models of service systems, has resulted in dozens of publications in the premier technical journals such as Operations Research and Management Science as well as prominent healthcare journals such as Health Services Research, Inquiry and Academic Emergency...

Eitan Grinspun

Associate Professor

Eitan Grinspun is associate professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, and director of the Columbia Computer Graphics Group. He is an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow and NSF CAREER Award recipient, and was previously an NVIDIA Fellow and a Caltech Everhart Distinguished Lecturer. The technologies developed by his laboratory are licensed and/or used today in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, at major film...

William S. Grueskin

Dean of Academic Affairs
Professor of Professional Practice

Bill Grueskin began his journalism career in 1975 as a reporter and editor at the Daily American in Rome, Italy. After completing graduate school, he worked as a reporter and editor at the Baltimore News American and The Tampa Tribune. In 1985, he moved to The Miami Herald and eventually became city editor, where he oversaw the paper’s local coverage of Hurricane Andrew. The paper’s overall coverage of the storm won...

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