M.Sc. in Statistics 2005, University College London, UK
Ph.D. Mathematics 2010, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Professor Osorio develops operations research techniques to inform the design and operations of transportation systems. Her research then uses these techniques to mitigate the economic, human health, energy and environmental impacts of urban congestion, to improve the reliability and robustness of transportation systems, as well as to enhance the experience of travelers. The techniques combine ideas from the fields of probability theory, simulation, simulation-based optimization, derivative-free optimization, nonlinear optimization, statistics, traffic control and traffic flow theory. She has applied these techniques to address, for instance, large-scale simulation-based urban transportation problems and energy-efficient traffic management problems.
Awards and Honors
MIT Technology Review EmTech Colombia TR35 Award, 2015
MIT CEE Maseeh Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award (NSF CAREER), 2014
NEC Corporation Fund Award for Research in Computers and Communications MIT, 2014-2015