Alexandre Belloni


Westgate Distinguished Professor of Decision Sciences

Academic Area: Decision Sciences
Phone Number: +1.919.660.3791

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Alexandre Belloni is the Westgate Distinguished Professor of Decision Sciences at Duke University, and is an Amazon Scholar. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research at MIT and a M.Sc. in Mathematical Economics from IMPA. He was an IBM Herman Goldstein Postdoctoral Fellowship at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.

Professor Belloni’s research interests are on machine learning and statistics, mechanism design (e.g. contracts/auctions), optimization and on their applications. His works appeared at top journals in Economics, Operations Research, and Statistics. He became 2014-2016 F.M. Kirby Research Fellow, and received the 2007 Young Researchers Competition in Continuous Optimization Award and the second prize at the INFORMS 2006 George Nicholson Student Paper Award. 

He serves as Associate Editor to Annals of Statistics, Management Science and as the Area Editor to Operations Research (Machine Learning and Data Science). Finally, his teaching has been on Core Statistics and Data Analytics to various programs including Daytime MBA, Weekend MBA, and MQM.