** 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