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Associate Professor
Operations Research and Engineering Management (OREM)
Southern Methodist University Education

B.Sc., Mathematics and Statistics, University of Haifa   (summa cum laude),  2004.

M.S., Operations Research, IEOR Department, Columbia University,   2005.

Ph.D., IEOR Department, Columbia University,   2010.              Doctoral Dissertation

Research interests

Stochastic systems and applied probability with applications to service, healthcare and inventory systems;   Performance analysis, control and stability of stochastic systems

Published Papers

Students appear first and in bold


  • 2014-2017. National Science Foundation (NSF), CMMI 1436518 (PI). Service Systems with Outbound Work and Blending. $296,011.
  • July-August 2017. Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH). Capacity Sizing of Inpatient Units at NMH. With Jing Dong. Implemented our model for patient-flow in inpatient units. $49,382.
  • 2018-2021. National Science Foundation (NSF), CMMI 1763100 (PI). GOALI: Improving Patient Flow in Hospitals. With Jing Dong. Industry co-PI: Stephanie Gravenor from Northwestern Memorial Hospital. (My part: $296,229.)
  • 2020-2023. National Science Foundation (NSF), CMMI 2006350 (PI). Queuing Systems with Dependencies: Theory and Applications. co-PI: Achal Bassamboo. $348,029
  • I am a co-Investigator in an HHS-sponsored grant:
  • 2018-2021. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Project Number 1R18HS025359-01A1. Enhancing Stroke Prehospital and Emergency Evaluation and Delivery (E-SPEED). PI: Shyam Prabhakaran.

Former Students and First Jobs

  • Chenguang (Allen) Wu: Assistant professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics, HKUST (co-advisor: Achal Bassamboo)
  • Lun Yu: Assitant professor at the Industrial Engineering Department, Tsinghua University (co-advisor: Seyed Iravani)
  • Yue Hu Assistant professor at the Operations, Information & Technology Department, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (co-advised with Jing Dong and Carri W. Chan)