Presentations


I have given numerous presentations in various venues since 2003. Most of these are listed below, where possible, some with linked pdfs of the slides given.

2017


W. Ross Morrow. “Is Mathematics Creative?” ICME Linear Algebra and Optimization Series at Stanford University, February 2016. (pdf)

W. Ross Morrow. “Five Topics: From a Decade of Research” Presentation given to CIRCLE at Stanford GSB, February 2016. (pdf)

2016


Minhua H. Long, W. Ross Morrow, & Erin F. MacDonald. “Consideration and Product Strategy.” ICME Linear Algebra and Optimization Series at Stanford University, April 2016. (tbd)

W.R. Morrow, Various confidential presentations at Ford Motor Company, averaging about 1 per week.

2015


W.R. Morrow, C. Grace Haaf, Jeremy J. Michalek, Elea Feit, Ines Azevedo, and Yimin Liu. “Forecasting Light-Duty Vehicle Demand: New Insights On Prominent Methods for Aggregate Share Data” Seminar given at Stanford’s Precourt Center for Energy Efficiency, October 29th 2015. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow, Various confidential presentations at Ford Motor Company, averaging about 1 per week.

2014


W.R. Morrow, Minhua H. Long, & Erin F. MacDonald “Is Modeling Consideration Important to Product Strategy?” Presentation given at INFORMS 2014, Nov. 9-12th, 2014 in San Francisco, CA.

W.R. Morrow, “Design Optimization and the Consider-Then-Choose Behavioral Model” Seminar given at Stanford University, ICME Linear Algebra and Optimization Series, October 16th 2014 (pdf)

Minhua H. Long & W.R. Morrow, “Should Optimal Designers Worry about Consideration?” Presentation given at ASME IDETC 2014, August 17-20, 2014 in Buffalo, NY. (pdf)

Minhua H. Long, W.R. Morrow, & Erin F. MacDonald“Is Modeling Consideration Important to Product Portfolio Design?” Presentation given at INFORMS Society for Marketing Science Conference, June 12-14, 2014 in Atlanta, GA Part of a special session on “Consideration and Strategy” organized by W.R. Morrow and E.F. MacDonald, including other presentations by Erin F. MacDonald & Jin Juan She,  Fred FeinbergMike Palazzolo, and Joffre SwaitBart Frischknecht  (pdf))

Minhua H. Long, W.R. Morrow, & Erin F. MacDonald “Design Optimization with the Consider-Then-Choose Behavioral Model” Presentation given at the SIAM Conference on Optimization, May 19-22, 2014 in San Diego CA. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow, Minhua H. Long, & Erin F. MacDonald “Is Modeling Consideration Important for Product Strategy?” Presentation given at MIT Sloan Marketing Seminar Series, May 5th 2014. (pdf)

C. Grace Haaf, Jeremy J. Michalek, W.R. Morrow, Yimin Liu “Sensitivity of Vehicle Market Share Predictions to Alternative Discrete Choice Model Specifications” Presentation given at TRB Annual Meeting, Jan. 15th 2014.

2013


W.R. Morrow, C. Grace Haaf, Jeremy J. Michalek, Yimin Liu, & Minhua H. Long. “Sensitivity of Vehicle Market Share Predictions to Alternative Discrete Choice Model Specifications” Presentation given at INFORMS annual meeting, October 6th 2013. (pdf)

Jeremy J. Michalek, C. Grace Haaf, W.R. Morrow, & Yimin Liu. “Sensitivity of Vehicle Market Share Predictions to Alternative Discrete Choice Model Specifications” Presentation given at ASME IDETC 2013, August 5th, 2013. (pdf)

Erin F. MacDonald & W.R. Morrow. “How Choice Models Inform Product Design” Presentation given at GM Market Research, June 13th 2013. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Matrix-Free Methods for Verifying Constrained Positive-Definiteness and Computing Directions of Negative Curvature” Presentation given at ILAS 2013, June 5th, 2013. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Numerical Methods for Market Systems Models in Engineering Design” Presentation given to Oregon State University’s MIME Department, March 1st, 2013. (pdf)

2012


W.R. Morrow. “Numerical Methods for (Regulated) Market Systems Models” Presentation given at Iowa EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series, November 9th, 2012. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Numerical Methods for Market Systems Models in Engineering Design” Presentation given at the University of Michigan’s Mechanical Engineering Department, October 30th, 2012. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Numerical Methods for Regulated Differentiated Product Markets” Presentation given at Stanford University, ICME Linear Algebra and Optimization Seminar Series, October 18th, 2012. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Market Systems Models and Energy Policy Analysis” Presentation given to Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Environmental Energy Technologies Division, October 17th, 2012. (pdf), vimeo)

W.R. Morrow. “Numerical Methods for Market Systems Models” Presentation given at Carnegie Mellon University, Mechanical Engineering Department, September 14th, 2012. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Computing Optima and Equilibria in (Regulated) Differentiated Product Markets” Presentation given at the International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Berlin, Germany, August 24th, 2012. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Heuristics, Product Design, and Energy Policy” Presentation given to the Adaptive Behavior and Cognition group at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany, August 22nd, 2012. (pdf)

Minhua H. Long, W.R. Morrow, & Erin F. MacDonald “Consider-then-Choose Models in Decision-Based Design Optimization” ASME IDETC Conference, August 14th, 2012.

Joshua Mineroff, W.R. Morrow, & Kate S. Whitefoot. “Numerically Stable Design Optimization with Price Competition” ASME IDETC Conference, August 14th, 2012.

W.R. Morrow. “(Design) Pricing & Competition: An “Academic” Perspective” Presentation given to Zilliant Inc., Austin TX, May 23rd, 2012. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Numerical Methods for “Market Systems” Models in Engineering Design” Presentation given at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Department, March 6th, 2012. (pdf)

2011


W.R. Morrow. “Design-and-Pricing in Regulated Differentiated Product Markets” Presentation given at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nov. 16th, 2011. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow, M.M. Wright, R.C. Brown “Locating Corn Stover Biorefineries to Minimize Feedstock Transportation Costs” Presentation given at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nov. 15th, 2011. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Reliable Numerical Methods for Large-Scale Game-Theoretic Market Systems Models of Engineering Design” Presentation given to Oregon State University’s MIME Department, Nov. 7th, 2011. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Computing Bertrand-Nash Equilibrium Prices in Large-Scale Differentiated Product Market Models” Presentation given to Iowa State University’s Mathematics Department, Sept. 26th, 2011. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Analysis of Policies to Reduce Oil Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Transportation Sector” Presentation invited to ASME IDETC Conference, Washington D.C., August 28-31, 2011. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Hessian-Free Methods for Checking the Second-Order Sufficient Conditions” Presentation invited to INFORMS Midwestern Conference, Columbus OH, August 1-2, 2011. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Analyzing Mix-Shifting Under Performance Standards with Bertrand Competition” Presentation invited to INFORMS Midwestern Conference, Columbus OH, August 1-2, 2011. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Simulating Game-Theoretic Differentiated Product Market Models” Seminar given in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Iowa State University, March 21st, 2011 (pdf)

2010


W.R. Morrow. “Computing Regulated Bertrand Equilibrium Prices Under Mixed Logit Demand” Presentation given at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin TX Nov. 7-10, 2010 (pdf)

W.R. Morrow, K. Sims-Gallagher, G. Collantes, and H. Lee. “Analysis of Policies to Reduce Oil Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Transportation Sector” Seminar given at the School of Public and environmental Affairs at Indiana University October 21st, 2010. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Fixed-Point Approaches to Computing Bertrand-Nash Equilibrium Prices Under Mixed Logit Demand” Seminar given in the Economics department at Iowa State University January 22nd, 2010. (pdf)

2009


W.R. Morrow. “An Efficient GMRES-Newton Hookstep for Large-Scale Nonlinear Equations” Seminar given at the MathWorks on July 15th, 2009 (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Advances in Large-Scale Equilibrium Models of Engineering/Economic Systems” Special Colloquim of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, July 1st, 2009. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow, K. Sims-Gallagher, G. Collantes, & H. Lee. “Analysis of Policies to Reduce Oil Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Transportation Sector” ETIP Seminar, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. June 10th, 2009. (pdf)

2008


W.R. Morrow. “Systems Modeling of the Automotive Market Response to Greenhouse Gas Policy Initiatives.” ETIP Seminar, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. September 30th, 2008 (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “A Fixed-Point Approach to Equilibrium Pricing in Differentiated Product Markets.” Dissertation Defense given in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. July 30th, 2008. (pdf)

W.R. Morrow & Steven J. Skerlos. “A Fixed-Point Approach to the Computation of Price Equilibrium with Multi-Product Firms Under Mixed Logit Random Utility Models of Demand” Presented at the 14th Annual Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance in Paris, France June 26th-28th 2008 (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Game-Theoretic Models of Regulated Design and Pricing in Differentiated Product Markets.” Seminar given at the Mechanical Engineering Department at Iowa State University, April 23rd, 2008 (pdf)

W.R. Morrow. “Understanding and Solving Game-Theoretic Models of Regulated Design and Pricing in Differentiated Product Markets.” Seminar given at the Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Department at the
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, March 10th, 2008 (pdf)

2007


W.R. Morrow & Steven J. Skerlos. “Meta-System Game Theory and Mathematical Results: Price Equilibrium under standard RUMs” Presented at the 2007 External Advisory Board Meeting for NSF CMMI MUSES Grant “Implications of GHG Policies on Materials Flows: A Life-Cycle Approach Integrating Engineering, Public Policy, and Economics.” in Ann Arbor, MI August 26, 2007 (pdf)

H. Grimes-Casey, G.A. Keolian, C. McMillan, W.R. Morrow, & S.teven J. Skerlos. “Predictive LCA/Predictive MFA: Developments from a Case Study of Greenhouse Gas Policy in the Automotive Industry” Presented at the 2007 International Society for Industrial Ecology Annual Conference in Toronto, CA June, 2007.

Steven J. Skerlos & W.R. Morrow. “Implications of Greenhouse Gas Policies on Materials Flows” Keynote Address at the 2007 International Workshop on Sustainability and Remanufacturing in Pusan, Korea June, 2007

Steven J. Skerlos, W.R. Morrow, Jeremy J. Michalek, G.A. Keolian, J.J. Winebrake, H. Grimes-Casey, & C. McMillan. “Implications of Automotive Fuel Economy: A Life-Cycle Approach” Presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2007: Special Session on Materials Use: Science, Engineering, and Society in Washington, D.C. February, 2007

2006


W.R. Morrow & Steven J. Skerlos. “Linking Economics and Engineering in Policy Analysis: The Case of Automotive Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Policy.” Presented at the 2006 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA November, 2006. (pdf)

2005


W.R. Morrow, Steven J. Skerlos & Jeremy J. Michalek. “Design-Centered Policy Analysis: Nash Equilibrium Automotive Designs” Presented at the University of Michigan’s Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM) Seminar in Ann Arbor, MI December 9, 2005 (pdf)

2003


W.R. Morrow, H. Qi, I. Kim, Steven J. Skerlos, & Jyoti Mazumder. “Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) in Mold and Die Manufacture: Environmental Characteristics” Presented at the 2nd International Symposium of the International Society of Industrial Ecology in Ann Arbor, MI June 31 – June 1, 2003 (pdf)

W.R. Morrow, Steven J. Skerlos, Kuei-Yuan Chan, Hula A, Seliger G, Basdere B, & Prasitnarit A. “Economic and Environmental Characteristics of Global Cellular Telephone Remanufacturing” Presented at the Electronics Goes Green 2003 International Congress and Exhibition: Life-Cycle Environmental Stewardship for Electronic Products
in Boston, MA May, 2003.