Vahid Sarhangian


Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering
Director, Centre for Healthcare Engineering (CHE)

Tel: 416-978-4020
Office: BA8108

Research Group: Applied Stochastic and Statistical Modelling Lab (SSL), Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering (CHE)

Research Area

Operations Research

Research Interests

Data-driven stochastic modelling and control; queueing theory; service and healthcare operations.


Vahid Sarhangian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) and Director of the Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering (CHE) at the University of Toronto. He holds a PhD in Operations Management and Statistics from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (2015). Before joining MIE, he was a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the division of Decision, Risk, and Operations at Columbia Business School (2015-2017). Professor Sarhangian’s primary research interests are in data-driven modelling and control of stochastic processing networks that arise in healthcare and service delivery systems. His work has appeared in journals such as Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Operations Research Letters, and Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences.

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