Graduated Ph.D. Students
- Caglar Caglayan
a. Advisement began in Fall 2013, graduated in 2019.
b. Passed Ph.D. Comprehensive exams in OR Track in Fall 2014.
c. Dissertation Title: Analytics Approaches To Improve Strategic, Operational, And Clinical Decision-Making In Healthcare.
d. Current Position: Assistant Professor at Clemson University, Industrial Engineering Department https://www.clemson.edu/cecas/departments/ie/people/faculty/caglayan.html
- Can Zhang
a. Advisement began in Fall 2013, graduated in 2018, co-advised with Chip White.
b. Passed Ph.D. Comprehensive exams in EDA Track in Spring 2014.
c. Dissertation Title: Essays on Socially Responsible Operations.
d. Finalist in INFORMS Nicholson Student Paper Competition, 2015.
e. First Prize, POMS College of Sustainable Operations Best Student Paper Competition, 2017.
f. Honorable mention for the ISyE Jarvis Award, 2017.
g. Current Position: Assistant Professor at Duke University Fuqua School of Business, https://www.fuqua.duke.edu/faculty/can-zhang
- Anthony Bonifonte
a. Advisement began in Fall 2012, graduated in 2018.
b. Passed Ph.D. Comprehensive exams in Operations Research Track in Fall 2012.
c. Dissertation Title: Models and Analysis for Optimal Real Time Blood Pressure Monitoring and Control.
d. Health Systems Institute George Fellowship for academic performance and leadership, 2013.
e. Currently positon: Assistant Professor at Denison University, Data Analytics Department, https://denison.edu/people/anthony-bonifonte
- Qiushi Chen
a. Advisement began in Spring 2012, graduated in 2016.
b. Dissertation Title: Cost-Effective Management of Chronic Diseases: Surveillance, Treatment, and Elimination
c. Health Systems Institute George Fellowship for academic performance and leadership, 2012.
d. INFORMS Decision Analysis Society Best Student Paper Award recipient, 2016.
e. Currently positon: Assistant Professor at Penn State University Industrial Engineering Department, https://www.ime.psu.edu/department/directory-detail-g.aspx?q=qxc35
- Jia Yan
a. Advisement began in Spring 2013, graduated in Fall 2017, co-advised with Pinar Keskinocak.
b. Passed Ph.D. Comprehensive exams in Operations Research Track in Spring 2014.
c. Dissertation Title: Personalized Down Syndrome Screening and Diagnosis Strategies
d. Current position: Data Scientiest at Lyft.
- Chenxi Zeng
a. Advisement began in 2012, graduated in 2016, co-advised with Chip White.
b. Dissertation Title: A minimum cost and risk mitigation approach for blood collection.
c. 2013 Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference (GTRIC) fellowship recipient.
d. 2015 INFORMS Doing Good with Good OR Award recipient.
e. Current position: Data Scientist at Uber.