Debankur Mukherjee is the Leo and Louise Benatar Early Career Professor and Assistant Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before joining Georgia Tech in 2019, he was a Prager assistant professor for a year in the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University. Debankur got his Ph.D. in Stochastic Operations Research from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Debankur’s research spans the area of applied probability, at the interface of stochastic processes and computer science, with applications to performance analysis, online algorithms, and machine learning. His primary focus is to develop a foundational understanding of the challenges that arise in large-scale systems, such as data centers and cloud networks. His work was a finalist in the INFORMS JFIG paper competition in 2022 and, received the Best Paper Award at ACM SIGMETRICS 2023 and the Best Student Paper Award at ACM SIGMETRICS 2018. His research has been funded by the NSF and he is currently serving on the editorial boards of Stochastic Systems, QUESTA, and Stochastic Models.