Eva Lee

Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Director of Center for Operations Research in Medicine and HealthCare


Eva K Lee is an Associate professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, and Director of the Center for Operations Research in Medicine and HealthCare. She is also a Senior Research Professor at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.

 Dr. Lee works in the area of mathematical programming and large-scale computational algorithms with a primary emphasis on medical/healthcare decision analysis and logistics operations management.She tackles challenging problems in health systems and biomedicine through systems modeling, algorithm and software design, and decision theory analysis. Specific research areas include health risk prediction, early disease prediction and diagnosis, optimal treatment strategies and drug delivery, healthcare outcome analysis and treatment prediction, public health and medical preparedness, large-scale healthcare/medical decision analysis and quality improvement.

Lee's research in logistics focuses on large-scale optimization and algorithmic advances for optimal operations planning and resource allocation. She has developed decision support systems for inventory control; large-scale truck dispatching, scheduling, and transportation logistics; telecommunications; portfolio investment; and emergency treatment response and facility layout and planning.

Lee's teaching includes Engineering Optimization, Operations Research in Medicine and HealthCare, Cancer Biology and Biotechnology, and Biomedical Informatics and Predictive Models. Besides the graduate program in Industrial and Systems Engineering, she is also a program faculty of several interdisciplinary graduate programs, including Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization (ACO); Bioinformatics; Bioengineering; and Health Systems.

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