Email: dboob(at)smu(dot)edu or digvijaybb40(at)gatech(dot)edu

Office: Caruth Engineering Building, Suite 337, 3145 Dyer St, Dallas, TX, 75205

Full CV [Download]

Profile: Personal website, LinkedIn, Twitter

To prospective students: I am looking for graduate students who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in operations research with a focus on (stochastic) nonlinear optimization and differential privacy. Competitive applicants should have a strong background in applied math, statistics, and computation. Applications are encouraged from undergraduate or master’s students in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Statistics, or related areas. The successful candidate will receive funding. Interested applicants can find more information here.


  • Student: Mohammad Khalafi joins my research group, 2022

  • Informs Junior Faculty Interest Group (JFIG) paper competition finalist, 2021

  • Informs Optimization Society student paper award second prize, 2020

  • Starting Assistant Professor at Engineering Management, Information and Systems, SMU from Fall, 2020.