Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering

Research: Applied Probability; Stochastic Processes; Queueing Theory; Applications to Service and Healthcare Operations

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Vahid Sarhangian is a postdoctoral research scholar in the Division of Decision, Risk, and Operations at Columbia Business School. He holds a PhD degree in Operations Management and a MASc degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto. His research interests are in performance analysis and control of complex stochastic systems with an emphasis on applications in the service and healthcare industries. In his current research he draws on queueing theory and dynamic optimization to develop innovative models for nurse staffing in emergency departments.