By Cheryl Stewart
Reno (Tao) Wang (SE, PhD, 2013) was selected as one of the New Faces of Engineering 2014. New Faces of Engineering recognizes the outstanding abilities young engineers (age 30 or younger) have shown on projects that significantly impact public welfare or further professional development and growth.
The award is based on the evaluation of the candidates’ background and their contribution to the community. Wang’s achievements during his PhD study at Boston University with adviser Professor Christos G. Cassandras (SE, ECE), played a vital role in the nomination.
Wang, 30, is a senior operations research developer, developing Sabre AirCenter products for crew management systems including pairing optimizer and crew control/manager, serving 20+ airlines. His work focuses on adding novel features to the products and improving the efficiency of scheduling algorithms. Wang holds a BS from Shanghai Jiaotong University (China), a master’s from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a PhD from Boston University.