Contact Info

Primary Title: 
Professor
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Office: 
541-737-3366

Current Research Interests:

Mathematical programming and applications; computational aspects of optimization; optimization modeling of environmental issues.

Doctoral Student Dissertations:

  • Maryam Bolouri - Network Models with Generalized Upper Bound Side Constraints, 1989.
  • Andreas Lang - An Empirical Evaluation of Parameter Approximation Methods for Phase-Type Distributions, 1994.

 List of Selected Publications

Instructional and Department Activities:

Recent teaching responsibilities include:

  • ST 314 (Introduction to Statistics for Engineers)

  • ST 422/522 (Introduction to Mathematical Statistics)

  • ST 443/543 (Applied Stochastic Models)

  • ST 481/581 (Linear Programming)

  • ST 483/583 (Nonlinear Optimization)

  • ST 585 (Topics in Operations Research)

Coordinator, Operations Research Program.

Adjunct Professor, Forest Resources.

Professional Societies/Responsibilities/Honors:

Member, INFORMS, The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Member, INFORMS Meetings Committee (1998 – present).

Program Chair, INFORMS National Meeting, Seattle, WA (October 1998).

Recipient, OSSSO Teaching Award, Department of Statistics, OSU (1982, 1998)

Finalist, Carter Award for outstanding graduate teaching, College of Science, OSU (1992, 1993, 1994, 1998).

Recipient, Carter Award for outstanding graduate teaching (1998)

Other Interests:

  • Running

  • Softball

  • Woodworking

  • Gardening

Education

Purdue University 1975 - 77 Ph.D. 1977 Operations Research
Purdue University 1973 - 75 M.S. 1975 Operations Research
Purdue University 1970 - 73 B.S. 1973 Mathematics