Jacob Mays is an incoming Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. He is interested in applications of optimization and machine learning in transportation and energy systems. His research focuses on the design and analysis of electricity markets.
Jacob holds an AB in chemistry and physics from Harvard University, an MEng in energy systems from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a PhD in industrial engineering and management sciences from Northwestern University. He has also worked as a management consultant, primarily in the aviation and rail industries, and at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C.