Professor and Director Master of Science in Analytics
Diego Klabjan is a professor at Northwestern University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences. He is also Founding Director, Master of Science in Analytics. After obtaining his doctorate from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999 in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization, in the same year he joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2007 he became an associate professor at Northwestern. His research is focused on machine learning, deep learning and analytics with concentration in finance, transportation, sport, and bioinformatics. Professor Klabjan has led projects with large companies such as Intel, Baxter, FedEx Express, General Motors and many others, and he is also assisting numerous start-ups with their analytics needs. He is also a founder of Opex Analytics LLC.