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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Operations Research 711  

Operations Research 711

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Peter L. Hammer, Center for Operations Research, RUTCOR Building, Brett and Bartholomew Roads, Busch Campus (732/445-4812)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Susan L. Albin, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, SE; D.E.Sc., Columbia
Queuing; simulation; quality control and reliability

Farid Alizadeh, Associate Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, RBS; Ph.D., Minnesota Combinatorial optimization; convex programming; computational biology

Tayfur Altiok, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, SE; Ph.D., North Carolina State
Production lines; production/inventory systems; queuing networks

Ronald D. Armstrong, Professor of Management Science, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Network theory, integer programming and applications

Benjamin Avi-Itzhak, Professor of Management and Operations Research, RBS/RUTCOR; D.Sc., Israel Institute of Technology Stochastic models in operations research

Adi Ben-Israel, Professor of Operations Research, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Northwestern
Matrix theory; convexity and optimization; mathematical programming; mathematical economics

Douglas H. Blair, Professor of Economics, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Yale
Microeconomic theory; social choice theory

Endre Boros, Professor of Operations Research, RUTCOR/RBS; Ph.D., Budapest
Discrete and combinatorial optimization; integer programming

Michael Lee Bushnell, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon VLSI design; testing of logic circuits; computer-aided design

Jonathan Eckstein, Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mathematical programming; parallel computing; convex analysis; proximal methods; applied combinatorial optimization; information systems

Michael R. Greenberg, Professor of Urban Planning and Public Health, EJBSPPP; Ph.D., Columbia
Environmental planning; public health

Michael D. Grigoriadis, Professor of Computer Science, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Algorithms for network optimization

Vladimir Gurvich, Visiting Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Game theory; graph theory; complexity

Peter L. Hammer, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Management and Director of the Center for Operations Research, RUTCOR/RBS; Ph.D., Bucharest
Boolean methods in operations research; discrete optimization

Alan Hoffman, Visiting Professor of Mathematics, RUTCOR; Ph.D., Columbia Combinatorics and optimization; linear algebra

Douglas H. Jones, Associate Professor of Management, RBS; Ph.D., Florida State Psychometrics; integer programming applications to test construction; optimal experimental design; Bayesian methods; optimal financial portfolios

Jeffry N. Kahn, Professor of Mathematics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Ohio State
Matroids; extremal problems in set theory and graph theory; finite geometries

Paul Kantor, Professor of Library and Information Studies, SCILS; Ph.D., Princeton
Information and decision systems; information economics; library and information systems evaluation; system interfaces

Michael N. Katehakis, Associate Professor of Management, RBS; Ph.D., Columbia
Dynamic programming reliability; queuing; sequential statistics; operations management

Alexander Kogan, Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., USSR Academy of Sciences Expert systems; logical analysis of data; Boolean functions; combinatorial optimization; information systems

Cheng-few Lee, Professor of Finance, RBS; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Applying econometrics and economic theory in finance and accounting research

Lei Lei, Associate Professor of Management Science, RBS; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison) Vehicle scheduling and cyclic scheduling; convex resource allocation and production planning algorithms; supply chain management

Vadim V. Lozin, Visiting Professor of Computer Science, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) Algorithms; combinatorics; graph theory

Richard McLean, Associate Professor of Economics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Game theory and its applications

Benjamin Melamed, Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Michigan Stochastic processes; modeling and simulation; telecommunications modeling; programming languages

Joseph I. Naus, Chairperson and Professor of Statistics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Harvard
Applied probability; data quality control; clustering

Rosa Oppenheim, Professor of Operations Research, RBS; Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Mathematical programming; graph theory; forecasting

Andras Prekopa, Professor of Operations Research and Statistics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Budapest
Stochastic processes; stochastic optimization; linear and nonlinear programming; inventory control; applications to engineering design; economics; finance

Fred S. Roberts, Professor of Mathematics, FAS-NB, and Director of the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS); Ph.D., Stanford
Discrete mathematical models; graph theory; decision making; measurement theory

Michael H. Rothkopf, Professor of Management and Operations Research, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Practice of operations research; models of bidding; energy economics

Andrzej Ruszczynski, Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Warsaw Stochastic programming, financial modeling, and risk management

Michael E. Saks, Professor of Mathematics, FAS-NB; Ph.D.,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Combinatorial optimization and algorithms; extremal set theory; partially ordered sets

Glenn Shafer, Board of Governors Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, RBS; Ph.D., Princeton Expert systems; causal conjecture; game-theoretic probability; statistics; finance

David F. Shanno, Professor of Management and Operations Research, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon
Linear and nonlinear programming; numerical analysis; parallel computing

Eduardo D. Sontag, Professor of Mathematics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Florida
System and control theory

William L. Steiger, Professor of Computer Science, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Australian National
Algorithms; parallel computations; computational geometry

William E. Strawderman, Professor of Statistics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Rutgers
Decision theory; inference; multivariate statistics

Hector J. Sussmann, Professor of Mathematics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., New York
System and control theory

Hiroki Tsurumi, Professor of Economics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Bayesian econometrics and statistical inference

Robert Vichnevetsky, Professor of Computer Science, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Brussels
Numerical analysis; modeling and simulation of systems

Charles A. Weibel, Professor of Mathematics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Harvard
Algebraic K-theory; homological algebra; algebraic topology; category theory


 
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