Chancellor's Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
schruben@ieor.berkeley.edu

Research Expertise and Interest

health care systems, simulation, optimization of simulation system response, foundations of simulation modeling, supply chains, experimental designs, biopharmaceuticals, Production

Description

Simulation and optimization of large-scale complex, stochastic systems with broad applications in service (e.g. health care delivery) and manufacturing systems with a current focus on high-tech production operations and supply chains.

In Research News

July 22, 2011

Airports could save millions in fuel, time and emissions costs if airlines shared gates and coordinated flights with each other, according to a novel proposal by UC Berkeley engineering students. The students’ proposal to improve airport efficiency earned them first prize in an FAA airport design contest.

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