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Cyrus Rich is a Ph.D. student in Operations Research at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. He received his B.S. in Mathematics and Management Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Cyrus is interested in applying techniques from OR, Econometrics, and Machine Learning to tackle challenging problems in the Healthcare space. This includes both policy and clinical decision making.