Bo Zhang


I am currently a Research Staff Member in the Mathematical Sciences group of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where I am the chair of the Operations Research PIC (Professional Interest Community) and a co-chair of the new Reasoning PIC (formerly Artificial Intelligence PIC). I have held visiting scholar or adjunct faculty positions with New York University, Columbia University, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, Bell Labs, the Center for Mathematics and Computer Science in the Netherlands, and National University of Singapore.

I work on solving real-world challenges and developing applicable theories. The application areas that I have worked on are partly reflected by my papers and inventions listed on this web page. You can contact me at or

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