Our faculty are immersed in various areas of research, including operations management, human factors, statistical analyses, and pandemic planning. They are renowned for developing solutions for a wide range of challenges in healthcare. Our students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty and other researchers, on projects that have practical application throughout the healthcare sector.

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Dionne Aleman

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Medical applications of operations research; radiotherapy treatment optimization, pandemic planning; data mining to improve bone marrow transplant outcomes; global optimization; heuristic design; parallel computing.

Christopher Beck

Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Optimization; heuristic search; constraint programming; scheduling; hybrid algorithms; dynamic and uncertain problems; problem modeling.

Merve Bodur

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Integer programming, stochastic programming, multiobjective integer programming and combinatorial optimization with applications in service systems staffing and scheduling and network interdiction problems.

Michael W. Carter

Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Healthcare human resource planning and forecasting; capacity planning; operating room planning and scheduling; wait list management; healthcare system modelling; patient flow simulation; cancer screening capacity; clinic planning.

Timothy C. Y. Chan

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Operations research; optimization under uncertainty; mathematical programming; probabilistic analysis of systems; applications to radiation therapy; health care operations; sustainability; sports analytics.

Mark Chignell

Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Human factors approaches to information technology; mobile computing; healthcare ergonomics; social computing; advanced user interface design; smart internet and personal web. Applications to healthcare and e-commerce.

Birsen Donmez

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Human factors; human adaptation to technology; designing feedback for guiding operator behavior; driver distraction mitigation; statistical modelling of crash data; decision support for emergency medical transport; interruptions in intensive care settings; unmanned vehicle supervisory control.

Daniel M. Frances

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Application of simulation techniques to health care and manufacturing; Ontario electricity market; interfaces between operations research and information systems.

Chi-Guhn Lee

Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Various logistics problems; sequential decision making theories; financial theories applied in manufacturing and service sectors; market-driven conflict resolution; optimal pricing; marketing; information system control and design.

Paul Milgram

Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Human Factors issues related to navigation, manipulation and control in 3D environments; human-machine interfaces for teleoperation; human factors issues in medicine, especially surgery and anaesthesiology; modelling of attentional workload.

Scott Sanner

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Machine Learning and Large-scale Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Information Retrieval, Social Media, Recommender Systems, Sequential Decision Optimization, Operations Research, Smart Cities Applications.

Vahid Sarhangian

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research areas: Applications of queueing theory to healthcare provider staffing; Modelling and control of patient flow in emergency departments and inpatient wards; Healthcare supply chain management.

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