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Asia Center is dedicated to research and education that impacts economic, environmental and social development in Asian countries.

At Asia Center, we believe that regional development of a country must be synergistic to its cultural heritage and political and social environment.

Financial institutions face significant analytical demands in areas such as securities trading, portfolio design, risk management and regulatory compliance.

Through research, education, colloquia and industry workshops, the WTO is building a community of scholars to investigate the conditions and implications of modern work.

The Energy Modeling Forum is an institution designed to allow experts to come together to analyze energy and environmental issues of great mutual interest.

Operations research offers a wide variety of career opportunities in industry, public service and academia — applying operations research methods to improve how organizations or engineering systems perform, developing products that leverage operations research tools, consulting, conducting research, or teaching. The discipline of operations research develops and uses mathematical and computational methods for decision-making.

We are a group of researchers in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, working on problems at the interface of social and economic sciences on one hand, and computational science and algorithms on the other.

The Stanford Decisions and Ethics Center has been pioneering decision-analysis research since the 1960s. The goal of the center is to promote research on decision analysis, voluntary social systems and ethical analysis.

The Stanford Technology Ventures Program is dedicated to accelerating high-technology entrepreneurship education and creating scholarly research on technology-based firms. STVP believes that engineers and scientists need entrepreneurial skills to succeed at all levels within an organization. The program prepares students for leadership positions in industry, academics and society. In addition, STVP disseminates research and teaching knowledge throughout the world.

The Systems Optimization Laboratory (SOL) conducts basic and applied research on large-scale mathematical programming, including algorithmic development and analysis, model formulation and software production. SOL software is used worldwide both directly or as embedded solvers within application software.