René Caldentey is a Professor of Operations Management. His primary research interests include stochastic modeling with applications to revenue and retail management, queueing theory, and finance. He has been published in numerous journals including Advances in Applied Probability, Econometrica, Management Science, Mathematics of Operations Research, M&SOM, Operations Research and Queueing Systems. He has served on the editorial board of Management Science, M&SOM, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management and the Journal of Systems and Engineering (in Spanish).

Prior to joining Booth, Caldentey was a professor in the department of Information, Operations and Management Science at New York University Stern School of Business. Before joining NYU Stern in 2001, he worked for the Chilean Central Bank and taught at the University of Chile and The Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Professor Caldentey received his Master of Arts in civil industrial engineering from the University of Chile and his Doctor of Philosophy in operations management from MIT.

Academic Areas

  • Operations Management

Selected Publications

Working Papers

2022 - 2023 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
36902 Dynamic Programming/Markov Decision Processes 2023 (Spring)
40000 Operations Management: Business Process Fundamentals 2022 (Autumn)
40108 Revenue Management 2023 (Spring)
36600 Workshop in Operations/Management Science 2023 (Winter)