Faidra Monachou is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Yale School of Management. She is interested in market design and operations for social impact, with a particular focus on education. She uses mathematical tools from operations research, economics, and data science to design operational interventions that optimally balance efficiency and equity. Her research has received the Best Paper with a Student Presenter Award at the ACM Conference on Equity and Access in Algorithms, Mechanisms, and Optimization (EAAMO) and the first place in the inaugural INFORMS DEI Best Student Paper competition.
Faidra completed her PhD in Operations Research at the Management Science and Engineering department at Stanford University and her undergraduate studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens in Greece. Prior to joining Yale, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University.
PhD, Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University MSc, Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University BSc, Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens