Dr Ho-Yin Mak elected a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute

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St Cross Fellow Dr Ho-Yin Mak, Associate Professor in Management Science, has been elected a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute – the UK’s national institute for data, science and AI.

Thirty-three University of Oxford researchers from 14 departments have been named Turing Fellows for the 2021-2022 academic year. Their research interests range from the fundamentals of AI and the development of novel methods to cutting-edge application of data science to real-world challenges in areas from seismology and volcanology to immunology, neuroscience, mental healthcare, and finance.

Dr Ho-Yin Mak is an Associate Professor in Management Science at Saïd Business School. His research interests cover operations research, data science and operations management. He specialises in the study of improving business operations using data and quantitative methods, and more specifically, the use of optimisation and operational research techniques. His recent research has been focusing on tackling various planning problems in the domains of supply chain management, digital retail operations, sharing economy, sustainable and smart transportation, and energy.

In 2019, Dr Ho-Yin Mak was named as one of the World's Best 40 Business School Professors Under 40 by Poets & Quants​.

This year, the Alan Turing Institute announced 400 fellows from across its 13 partner universities. Institute Director and Chief Executive Adrian Smith commented:

It gives me great pleasure to welcome this new group of Fellows. This cohort is incredibly multidisciplinary and diverse. They will bring a rich range of expertise and ensure we continue to do world-leading, impactful research.’