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Jacob Mays is an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. He is interested in applications of stochastic optimization and statistical learning in 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.

Postdoctoral positions: I do not currently have any funded postdoctoral positions available. Please contact me if you are interested in discussing potential opportunities to collaborate with the support of the Cornell Energy Systems Institute, the Atkinson Center for Sustainability, or others.

Prospective students: Mathematically-inclined students with an interest in energy systems are encouraged to apply to PhD programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Operations Research, or Systems Engineering.