People

Members of CORI can be found within the College of Business, the College of Science, and the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

Faculty Members

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WARREN ADAMS

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Research Interests: Integer Programming, Nonconvex Optimization, Networks

MASHRUR CHOWDHURY

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Civil Engineering

Ph.D., University of Virginia

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BRIAN DEAN

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Computing

Ph.D., M.I.T.

Research Interests: Algorithms, Combinatorial Optimization, Data Science

BURAK EKŞIOĞLU

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., University of Florida

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SANDRA EKŞIOĞLU
CORI Co-Director

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., University of Florida

Research Interests: Supply Chain Optimization, Energy Systems Optimization, Network Optimization

GEORGES FADEL

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Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

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YANN FERRAND

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Management

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

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WILLIAM FERRELL

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., North Carolina State University

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BRIAN FRALIX
CORI Co-Director

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests: Applied Probability, Queueing Systems, Markov Chains

LAWRENCE FREDENDALL

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Management

Ph.D., Michigan State University

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WAYNE GODDARD

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Computing;  Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., M.I.T.

Research Interests:  Graph Theory, Discrete Mathematics

AKSHAY GUPTE

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests: Mixed Integer Programming, Polyhedral Combinatorics, Discrete Mathematics

TUĞÇE IŞIK

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests: Markov Decision Processes, Queueing Systems

AMIN KHADEMI

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests:  Approximate Dynamic Programming, Optimal Learning, Stochastic Modeling

PETER KIESSLER

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Research Interests: Stochastic Processes, Queueing Systems

MARY BETH KURZ

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Research Interests: Applications in Assembly Planning, Design and Evaluation of Metaheuristics for Combinatorial Problems

XIN LIU

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Research Interests: Stochastic Modeling, Queueing Systems, Stochastic Epidemic Models

SCOTT MASON

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., Arizona State University

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LANCE OUYANG

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Florida

Research Interests: Nonlinear Optimization, Stochastic Approximation, Big Data Analytics

BERNIE QUIROGA

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Management

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University at University Park

Research Interests: Behavioral Operations Management, Econometrics

ALEDA ROTH

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Management

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Research Interests: Service Operations Strategy, Global Operations and Technology Strategy, Health Care Strategy

IIYA SAFRO

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Computing

Ph.D., Weizmann Instiute of Science

Research Interests: Network Science, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing

MATTHEW SALTZMAN

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University

Research Interests: Computational Optimization, High-Performance Computing

GABRIELA SAVA

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Management

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests: Healthcare Analytics, Multicriteria Decision Making, Medical Decision Making

JOSEPH SCOTT

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Ph.D., M.I.T.

Research Interests: Global Optimization, Dynamic Optimization, Optimization Under Uncertainty

COLE SMITH

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Research Interests: Integer Programming, Combinatorial Optimization, Computational OR

YONGJIA SONG

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Research Interests:  Optimization under uncertainty, network optimization, transportation and logistics

SRI SRIDHARAN

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Management

Ph.D., University of Iowa

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JOSHUA SUMMERS

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Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., Arizona State University

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KEVIN TAAFFE

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Industrial Engineering

Ph.D., University of Florida

Research Interests:  Simulation, Value-at-Risk, Applications in Healthcare, Production, and Transportation

CAMERON TURNER

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Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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ARDALAN VAHIDI

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Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Research Interests: Optimal Control, Applied Optimization, Mixed Integer Programming

MARGARET WIECEK

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland

Research Interests: Multiobjective Optimization and Decision Making, Complex Systems Optimization, Preference Modeling

PAUL WILSON

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Economics

Ph.D., Brown University

Research Interests:  Mathematical and Computational Statistics, Nonparametric Estimation and Inference, Productivity and Efficiency Analysis

BOSHI YANG

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Research Interests: Quadratically Constrained Quadratic Programming, Mixed Integer Programming, Conic Programming

QIONG ZHANG

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Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Research Interests:  Experimental Design
and Statistical Modeling for Computer Experiments,
Uncertainty Quantification, Simulation Optimization

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