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Qiushi Chen

Assistant Professor


  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

302 Leonhard Building


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Research Areas:

Operations Research, Production, Supply Chain, and Service Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

Stochastic dynamic modeling, simulation, system dynamics models, with applications in health analytics, cost-effectiveness analysis, medical decision making, health policy modeling




  • BS, Tsinghua University, 2010
  • Ph D, Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016


Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • First Prize, 2016 INFORMS Decision Analysis Society Student Paper Competition, 2016 - 2016
  • Honorable Mention, 2016 Public Sector Operations Research Best Paper Competition, 2016 - 2016
  • George Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012 - 2013


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