**Degree Programs Offered:** Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

**Director of Graduate Program:** Professor
Andras Prekopa, Center for Operations Research, RUTCOR Building, Brett
and Bartholomew Roads, Busch Campus (732-445-5632)

**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 and Political Science, SAS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Yale

Microeconomic theory; social choice theory

Endre Boros, Professor of Operations Research, RUTCOR/RBS; Ph.D., Budapest (Hungary)

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, SAS; Ph.D., Wisconsin

Algorithms for network optimization

Vladimir
Gurvich, Visiting Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, SAS;
Ph.D., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)

Game theory; graph
theory; complexity

Alan Hoffman, Visiting Professor of Mathematics, RUTCOR; Ph.D., Columbia

Combinatorics and optimization; linear algebra

Myong K. (MK) Jeong, Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Industrial and Systems
Engineering. SE;
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Data mining, computational intelligence; optimization in data analysis

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, SAS; 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., Russian 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

Richard McLean, Associate Professor of Economics, SAS; 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, Professor of Statistics, SAS; 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, SAS; Ph.D., Budapest (Hungary)

Stochastic
processes; stochastic optimization; linear and nonlinear programming;
inventory control; applications to engineering design; economics;
finance

Fred S. Roberts, Professor of Mathematics, SAS, 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

Andrzej
Ruszczynski, Professor of Management Science and Information Systems,
RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Warsaw (Poland)

Stochastic programming; financial modeling; risk management

Michael E. Saks, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; 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

Eduardo D. Sontag, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Florida

System and control theory

Dan Stratila, Professor of Operations Research and Management Science and
Information Systems, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Discrete optimization, transportation and network problems

William E. Strawderman, Professor of Statistics, SAS; Ph.D., Rutgers

Decision theory; inference; multivariate statistics

Hector J. Sussmann, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., New York

System and control theory

Hiroki Tsurumi, Professor of Economics, SAS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Bayesian econometrics and statistical inference

Robert Vichnevetsky, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, SAS; Ph.D., Brussels (Belgium)

Numerical analysis; modeling and simulation of systems

Charles A. Weibel, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard

Algebraic K-theory; homological algebra; algebraic topology; category theory

** Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty**

James Abello, Research Professor, DIMACS; Ph.D., California (San Diego)

Computational geometry; visualization of massive data sets; graph mining