Alain Bensoussan, PhD

Alain Bensoussan
Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair
Operations Management
(972) 883-6117
PhD, University of Paris, France, 1969
FIN 6381 Introductory Mathematical Finance
OPRE 6311 Game Theory
OPRE 6335 Risk and Decision Analysis
OPRE 6V99 Stochastic Dynamic Programming and applications to finance and operations management
Current / Recent Research
Inventory control with partial information
Risk management
Mathematical Finance
Awards and Recognition
2016-2019 National Science Foundation grant for research project to study "New problems in mean field control theory"
W.T. & Idalia Reid Prize, 2014
Fellow American Mathematical Society, Fellow since 2013
Three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for a research project to study a theory called “Mean Field Games, Mean Field Type Control and Extensions.”
Charter Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), 2009
Member of the French Academy of Sciences, 2003 Correspondent Member, 1986
Legion d’Honneur (Officier), 2003
BundesVerdienst Kreuz (Officier), 2003
NASA, Distinguished Public Service Medal, 2001
Ordre National du Merite (Commandeur), 2000
Member of the French Academy of Technology, 2000
Member of the International Academy of Astronautics, 1999
Member of Academia Europae, 1985
Fellow IEEE, 1985
Von Humboldt Prize, 1984
Professional Organizations
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The Institute For Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Published Works
List of Published Works