Doctoral Students

 

Working with PhD students is one of the best parts of my job. My students’ accomplishments and achievements never cease to amaze me, and it is such a pleasure to get to watch their careers unfold after they graduate.

 

Current Doctoral Students
Past Doctoral Students

 


 

 

Current Doctoral Students

 

Donald Richardson
Yuhui Shi
Jeremy Castaing
Young-Chae Hong

 

 

 

Donald Richardson

B.S. in Mathematics , University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2014

Research Focus: Optimizing outpatient flow in chemotherapy infusion centers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yuhui Shi

B.S. in Management Science, Fudan University, 2011

M.S. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2013

Research Focus: Large-scale optimizations. He is working on using column generation methods to help improve the scheduling process for prototype vehicle testing at large car manufacturers.

 

 

 

 

 

Jeremy Castaing

B.S. in Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechinque, 2011

Research Focus: Scheduling for small-satellite missions and air transportation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Young-Chae Hong

B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seoul National University, 2002

M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seoul National Univeristy, 2007

M.S. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2011

Research Focus: Young-Chae Hong’s research interests are in the area of large-scale optimization problems. He is currently working on optimization algorithms that can be used to improve the scheduling process for residents in hospitals. He has research experience on heterogeneous fleet vehicle routing problem using a column generation approach.

 

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Past Doctoral Students

 

Kathryn Schumacher
Sara Spangelo
Lindsey McCarty
Marcial Lapp
Richard Chen
Ada Barlatt
Shervin Ahmad Beygi
Sarah Root
Selin Kurnaz

 

 

 

Kathryn Schumacher

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009

Research Focus: Optimization algorithms to improve the design or operation of the power grid

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sara Spangelo

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, 2008

M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 2010

Research Focus: Modeling, simulation, and optimization algorithms for small satellites communicating to global ground station networks

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsey McCarty

B.S. in Mathematics, Cedarville University, 2006

M.S. in Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics, University of Michigan, 2008

PhD. in Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics, University of Michigan, 2012

Dissertation: Preemptive Rerouting of Airline Passengers under Uncertain Delays

Last Known Position: Director of Institutional Research at Cedarville University

 

 

 

 

Marcial Lapp

B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 2005

M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 2007

M.S.E. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009

MBA, Ross School of Business, 2012

PhD. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2012

Dissertation: Methods for Improving Robustness and Recovery in Aviation Planning

Last Known Position: Scientist, Revenue Management, US Airways

 

 

 

Richard Chen

PhD. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2010

Dissertation: Models and Algorithms for Stochastic Network Design and Flows: Applications to Combinatorial Auctions and Wind Farm Network Desgin

Last Known Position: Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratory

 

 

 

 

 

Ada Barlatt

B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University, 2004

M.S.E. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2006

PhD. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009

Dissertation: Models and Algorithms for Workforce Allocation and Utilization

Last Known Position: Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo

 

 

 

 

Shervin Ahmad Beygi

PhD. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2008

Dissertation: Airline Planning under Uncertainty

Last Known Position: Lead Operations Research Analyst, Metron Aviation Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Root

PhD. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2007

Dissertation: Models and Algorithms for Addressing Complex Constraints and Objective Functions: Applications from Freight Transportation and Medical Resident Scheduling

Last Known Position: Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas

 

 

 

 

Selin Kurnaz

B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Bogazici University, 2000

B.S.E. in Industrial Engineering, Bogazici University, 2001

M.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Bogazici University, Ann Arbor, MI, 2003

M.S.E. in Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan, 2004

PhD. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2006

Dissertation: Using Operational Flexibility (Lot-sizing, Scheduling and Sequencing) in a Manufacturing System to Improve Customer Responsiveness

Last Known Position: Manager at Ernst & Young (E&Y)’s Transaction Advisory Services (TAS), New York, NY

 

 

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