Sebastien Martin joined the faculty of the Operations group at Kellogg in 2020. He received his Ph.D. in operations research from MIT and a MSc in applied mathematics at Ecole Polytechnique. Prior to joining Kellogg, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the ridesharing company Lyft.
Sebastien's research is at the interface of optimization, transportation and policy. His work focuses on the design of scalable algorithms and decision making tools in the age of the sharing economy, to enable the creation of efficient and equitable transportation systems. He is an Franz Edelman Award laureate, as his project with Boston Public Schools saved the district millions of dollars annually, and paved the way to improve the social equity of school start time assignment.