Baoyu Zhou

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Baoyu Zhou [Curriculum Vitae]
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
The University of Michigan
1205 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Phone: +1 (551)228-9835
Email: zbaoyu [@] umich [DOT] edu

Short Bio

Baoyu Zhou is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Michigan (Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering) and the University of Chicago (Booth School of Business), working with Professors Albert S. Berahas, Haihao Lu, and John R. Birge. He received his doctoral and master's degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) from Lehigh University, advised by Professor Frank E. Curtis. Before joining Lehigh, he received his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He was a Givens Associate in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory and a Research Intern at Facebook AI Research. He won the Van Hoesen Family Best Publication Award at Lehigh ISE Department in 2021 and received the Elizabeth V. Stout Dissertation Award at the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science in 2022. His research focuses on developing, analyzing, and implementing practical algorithms for solving large-scale continuous optimization problems.

Research Interests

My research interests include:

  • Data Analytics and Optimization

  • Optimization Methods for Machine Learning

  • Large-scale Continuous Optimization

  • Constrained Stochastic Optimization

  • Nonsmooth Optimization


  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA, 2018–2022

  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA, 2016–2018

  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 2012–2016

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