Dr Özgür Araz is Associate Professor in the Supply Chain Management and Analytics Department. His research interests include systems simulation, business analytics, healthcare operations, public health informatics. His research had been supported by NIH, VA hospitals, HDR company, Boys Town, Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska. Before joining the College of Business at UNL, he served as a faculty member of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics of The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr Araz’s published research appeared in peer review journals including Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Annals of Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Production Economics, IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, in addition to high impact medical and health care journals such as American Journal of Public Health, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Obesity, Medical Care, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, among many others. He is a member of INFORMS, POMS (Production and Operations Management Society), Decision Sciences Institute, System Dynamics Society and HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society). He is an editorial advisory board member of the Transportation Research Part -E and also serves as guest editor and associate editor for Decision Sciences journal.
EDITORIAL SERVICE IN JOURNALS
- Decision Sciences, Associate Editor (Jan 2020-)
- Transportation Research Part–E, Editorial Advisory Board Member (January 2019-)
- Decision Sciences, Guest Editor for special issue on Operational Risk Analytics- 2019-2020