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Vahideh Manshadi

Vahideh Manshadi

Professor of Operations

Professor Manshadi’s research focuses on the operation of online and matching platforms, especially those with profound societal impact, including volunteer crowdsourcing, organ allocation, and information (news) platforms. She has collaborated with nationwide platform-based nonprofits, including Food Rescue US and VolunteerMatch. She has also worked on operational problems in e-commerce platforms such as online shopping and advertising. 


  • PhD, Stanford University
  • MS, Stanford University
  • BS, Sharif University of Technology

Selected Works

Fair Dynamic Rationing
V. H. Manshadi, R. Niazadeh, and S. Rodilitz
Management Science
2023 Articles In Advance

Information Design for Congested Social Services: Optimal Need-Based Persuasion
J. Anunrojwong, K. Iyer, and V. H. Manshadi
Management Science
2022 Articles In Advance

Learning Product Rankings Robust to Fake Users
N. Golrezaei, V. H. Manshadi, J. Schneider, and S. Sekar
Operations Research
2022 Articles In Advance
Designing Approximately Optimal Search on Matching Platforms
N. Immorlica, B. Lucier, V. Manshadi, and A. Wei
Management Science
2022 Articles In Advance

Online Policies for Efficient Volunteer Crowdsourcing
V. H. Manshadi and S. Rodilitz
Management Science
2022 Articles In Advance

Product Ranking on Online Platforms
M. Derakhshan, N. Golrezaei, V. H. Manshadi, and V. Mirrokni
Management Science
Volume 68, Issue 6,  pp. 3975-4753

Impact of Network Structure on New Service Pricing
S. Alizamir, N. Chen, S. Kim, and V. H. Manshadi,
Mathematics of Operations Research
2021 Articles In Advance

Online Resource Allocation under Partially Predictable Demand
D. Hwang, P. Jaillet, and V. H. Manshadi,
Operations Research
Volume 69, Issue 3, pp. 895-915

Information Inundation on Platforms and Implications
G. Allon, K. Drakopoulos, and V. H. Manshadi
Operations Research
Volume 69, Issue 6, pp. 1784-1804


Diffusion in Random Networks: Impact of Degree Distribution
V. H. Manshadi, S. Misra, and S. Rodilitz
Operations Research
Volume 68, Issue 6, pp. 1722-1741


On Matching and Thickness in Heterogeneous Dynamic Markets
I. Ashlagi, M. Burq, P. Jaillet, V. H. Manshadi
Operations Research
Volume 67, Issue 4


The Stochastic Container Relocation Problem
V. Galle, V. H. Manshadi, S. Borjian, C. Barnhart, and P. Jaillet
Transportation Science
Volume 52, Issue 5


Working Papers
Redesigning VolunteerMatch's Ranking Algorithm: Toward More Equitable Access to Volunteers
Vahideh Manshadi, Scott Rodilitz, Daniela Saban, and Akshaya Suresh

Fair Markovian Search
M. R. Aminian, V. Manshadi, and R. Niazadeh

Online Algorithms for Matching Platforms with Multi-Channel Traffic
V. Manshadi, S. Rodilitz, D. Saban, and A. Suresh
Management Science
2022, Major Revisions

Commitment on Volunteer Crowdsourcing Platforms: Implications for Growth and Engagement
I. Lo, V. H. Manshadi, S. Rodilitz, and A. Shameli
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
2021, Major Revisions