Kyra Gan

Operations Research, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

kyragan at

Office 4201, Tepper Quad

Carnegie Mellon University, PA, 15213


I am a third year PhD candidate at Tepper School of Business. My advisors are Prof. Sridhar Tayur and Alan Scheller-Wolf. I also collaborate with Prof. Andrew Li and Zachary Chase Liption. I received my BA degrees in Mathematics, Economics from Smith College in May, 2017. I completed my first year of college at UCSD in June, 2014.

Research Interests

(1) Healthcare Applications:

personalized treatment, personalized medicine

(2) Methodologies:

MDP/POMDP, causal inference, optimization, machine learning


Teaching Experience

TA, 46886: Machine Learning for Business Applications I, Mini 4, 2020

TA, 46887: Machine Learning for Business Applications II, Mini 5 2020, 2019

TA, 45883: Machine Learning for Business, Mini 6 2019

TA, 47774/47775: Advanced Stochastic Analysis and Applications, Fall 2019

TA, 46976: Financial Optimization, Mini 1 2019

TA, 45861: Six Sigma Tools and Techniques, Mini 2 2019

TA, 46881: Programming in R and Python, Mini 2 2019

TA, 70332: Business, Society and Ethics, Spring 2020, 2019

TA, 70364: Business Law, Spring 2020


Personalized Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Boston, July 2019

INFORMS Anual Conference, Seattle, October 2019

Causal Inference with Selectively-Deconfounded Data

NeurIPS CausalML Workshop, Vancouver, December 2019

Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Hospital Readmissions in Sickle Cell Disease

ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition, Orlando, December 2019

last update: April 2020