Associate Professor of Operations Research
B.Sc. Ben Gurion University , Israel Industrial Engineering and Management 1974 M.Sc. Ben Gurion University , Israel Industrial Engineering and Management 1976 M.Phil Graduate School of Business, Columbia University Management Science 1986 Ph.D. Graduate School of Business, Columbia University Management Science 1986
Areas of Expertise:
Queuing Theory, Production Management, Operation research, Stochastic systems, Operations management
Arie Harel, Su Namn and Jacob Sturm, "Simple Bounds for Closed Queueing Networks," Queueing Systems, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2 (1999), pp. 125-135.
"Random Walk and the Area Below its Path," Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 18, No. 3 (1993), pp. 566-577.
"Convexity Properties of the Erlang Loss Formula," Operations Research, Vol. 38, No. 3 (1990), pp. 499-505.
"Convexity Results for Single Server Queues and for Multiserver Queues with Constant Service Times," Journal of Applied Probability, Vol. 27 (1990), pp. 465-468.
"Sharp Bounds and Simple Approximations for the Erlang Delay and Loss Formulas," Management Science, Vol. 34 (1988), pp. 959-972.
Co-organized, with Hammou El Barmi, the Statistics and Operations Research Seminars, Zicklin School of Business.
Thesis Supervisor for Hilary Cheng, Currently a faculty member at Yuan-Ze University, Taiwan.
Thesis Supervisor for Su Hyeon Namn Currently a faculty member at Hannam University, Korea.
Master Thesis Supervisor for Fong Chang Chong Raymond, Kwek Hong Lim, Lim Beng Ronald, and Ge Hong.
Past member in the following committees: Ph.D. Policy Committee, School of Management Policy Committee, Inter-functional Management Policy Committee, and Admissions Policy Committee.
Reviewer for: Management Science, National Science Foundation, Operations Research, Operations Research Letters, IIE Transactions, Production and Operations Management, Queueing Systems and Naval Research Logistics
Member, The Institute of Management Sciences and The Operations Research Society of America
Member, The American Mathematical Society.
Awards, Honors, etc.:
Horace J. DePodwin Award for Research, Rutgers University, GSM, 1988
Beta Gamma Sigma, Columbia University, 1985
M.Sc., Summa Cum Laude, Ben Gurion University, 1976