PhD Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
MS Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute Of Technology
BS Electrical Engineering, United States Naval Academy
Associate Professor of Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/2014-Present
Assistant Professor of Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 9/2008-8/2014
Airline and Airport Operations
Technology/R&D Portfolio Management
Nonprofit Operations including Healthcare
Stochastic Modeling and Optimization
Manufacturing and Service Operations Methods
Business Process Simulation
Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management
Recent Honors & Awards
Best Publication Award in Environment and Sustainability, INFORMS Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment Section, 2017
Outstanding Paper Award in Air Transportation, INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society, 2016
Research Excellence Award, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2015
Outstanding Researcher Award, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2014
Best Paper Award in Computer and Information Systems, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference, 2014
Honorable Mention, INFORMS Section on Public Programs, Services and Needs (SPPSN) Best Paper Award, 2013
Best Paper Award in Operations Research and Management, 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 2012
Best Paper Award in Conference, Second Place, 28th Digital Avionics System Conference, 2009
Best Paper Award in Air Traffic Management, 28th Digital Avionics System Conference, 2009
“Optimal Metering Point Configurations for Optimized Profile Descent Based Arrival Operations at Airports”, with H. Chen, Transportation Science, accepted (2017).
“Stochastic Runway Scheduling,” with G. Solveling, J-P. Clarke, E. Johnson, Transportation Science, accepted (2017).
"Models for Single-sector Stochastic Air Traffic Flow Management under Reduced Airspace Capacity," with Y. Chang, J-P. Clarke, E. Johnson, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 67 (1), pp. 54-67 (2016).
"Value of Extended Time-based Metering in Optimized Profile Descent Operations," with H. Chen, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2600, pp. 27–38 (2016).
"Lower Cost Arrivals for Airlines: Optimal Policies for Managing Runway Operations under Optimized Profile Descent," with H. Chen, Production and Operations Management, 24 (3), pp. 402-420 (2015).
"Stochastic Models for Strategic Resource Allocation in Foreclosed Housing Acquisitions," with A. Bayram, M. Johnson, European Journal of Operational Research, 233 (1), pp. 246-262 (2014).
"Management of Energy Technology for Sustainability: How to Fund Energy Technology R&D," with E. Baker, Production and Operations Management, 23 (3), pp. 348-365 (2014).