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  Graduate School–New Brunswick 2010–2012 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Operations Research 711  

Operations Research 711

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
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
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
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
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
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

William M. Pottenger, Associate Research Professor of Computer Science, SAS/DIMACS; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Statistical relational learning; online learning; sense making; privacy

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