Hanwei is a Ph.D. candidate in Social and Engineering System (SES) from Institute of Data, Systems and Society (IDSS) at MIT. He has the pleasure of being a member of the Data Science Lab, under supervision of Professor David Simchi-Levi. Prior to attending MIT, he received his bechelor's degree in Engineering Systems from Singapore Univerity of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Hanwei's research explores the combination of econometrics, machine learning and optimization, in the field of empirical opertions management, with applications in platform operations and revenue management.