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Amin Sayedi
Office: 483

Curriculum vitae:

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353200
Seattle, WA 98195-3200

Amin Sayedi

Professor of Marketing
Michael G. Foster Endowed Fellow


PhD Carnegie Mellon University (2012)
MS Carnegie Mellon University (2009)
BE Sharif University of Technology (2007)

Academic Expertise

digital marketing
marketing research
pricing strategies
social media
technology marketing

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 2014
Assistant Professor of Marketing, Kenan-Flagler Business School, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012-present
Research Intern at Microsoft, 2010-2010
Research Intern at Yahoo!, 2009-2009

Selected Publications

  1. Learning in Online Advertising
    Journal Article:J. Choi and Amin Sayedi, (2019). Marketing Science, Vol. 38(4), pp. 584-608.
  2. Exclusivity in Online Advertising
    Journal Article:Sayedi, Amin, K. Jerath and M Baghaie, (2018). Marketing Science, Vol. 37 (6), pp. 970-986.
  3. Real-time Bidding in Online Display Advertising
    Journal Article:Sayedi, Amin, (2018). Marketing Science, Vol. 37(4), pp. 553-568.
  4. Expertise in Online Markets
    Journal Article:Despotakis, S., I. Hafalir, R. Ravi and Amin Sayedi, (2017). Management Science, Vol. 63(11), pp. 3895-3910.
  5. Strategic Compliments in Sales
    Journal Article:Sayedi, A. & Shulman, J., (2017). Quantitative Marketing & Economics, Vol. 15(1), pp. 57-84.
  6. Keyword Management Costs and `Broad Match’ in Sponsored Search Advertising
    Journal Article: (2016). Marketing Science, Vol. 35(2), pp. 259-274.
  7. Game-theoretic Models of Information Overload in Social Networks
    Journal Article:Borgs, C., Chayes, J., Karrer B., Meeder, B., Ravi, R., Reagans, R., & Sayedi, A., (2012). Seventh Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web Graph: WAW'10.,
  8. We Know Who You Followed Last Summer: Inferring Social Link Creation Times in Twitter
    Journal Article:Meeder, B., Karrer, B., Sayedi, A., Ravi, R., Borgs, C., & Chayes, J., (2011). Twentieth International World Wide Web Conference: WWW'11, pp. 517-526.
  9. A Near Pareto Optimal Auction with Budget Constraints
    Journal Article:Hafalir, I.E., Ravi, R., & Sayedi, A., (2011). Games and Economic Behavior,
  10. Minimizing Movement
    Journal Article:Demaine, E.D., Hajiaghayi, M., Mahini, H., Sayedi, A., Oveisgharan, S., & Zadimoghaddam, M., (2009). Proceedings of the 18th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms: SoDA'07 and ACM Transaction on Algorithms,
  11. Mechanism Design for Complexity-constrained Bidders
    Journal Article:Kumar, R., Mahdian, M., & Sayedi, A., (2009). The Fifth Workshop on Internet and Network Economics: WINE'09, pp. 513-520.
  12. Spanning Trees with Minimum Weighted Degrees
    Journal Article:Ghodsi, M., Mahini, H., Mirjalali, K., Gharan, S.O., Sayedi, A.S., & Zadimoghaddam, M., (2007). Information Processing Letters, Vol. 10(3), pp. 113-116.
  13. Scheduling to Minimize Gaps and Power Consumption
    Journal Article:Demaine, E.D., Mohammad, G., Hajiaghayi, M., Sayedi, A., & Zadimoghaddam, M., (2007). Proceedings of the 19th Annual ACM Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures: SPAA'07, pp. 46-54.

Honors and Awards

William W. Cooper Award for Best Dissertation in Management Science, 2012
MSI Research Award for "Challenges of Communications and Branding in Digital Era" joint with K. Jerath, 2011
Egon Bales Award for Best Student Paper in Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2008
William L. Mellon Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007
2nd Team in ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, Region Tehran, 2005