Steven Shechter

BS, Mathematics (Loyola University Chicago),
MS, Operations Research (Georgia Institute of Technology),
PhD, Industrial Engineering (University of Pittsburgh)
Associate Professor, Operations and Logistics Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus - HA 477
Tel (604) 822-8340
Personal Web Page

Research Interests

  • Stochastic optimization
  • Simulation
  • Medical Decision Making and Health Care Operations Research

Courses Taught in 2017-2018

  • Managerial Decision Modeling and Analytics (MBA)
  • Simulation Modeling I: Data Processing and Monte Carlo Simulation (MBAN)
  • Simulation Modeling II: Queuing and Discrete Event Simulation (MBAN)
  • Decision Analysis Under Uncertainty (MBAN)

Selected Recent Publications:

  • Shechter SM, Chandler T, Skandari MR, Zalunardo N.  The cost-effectiveness analysis of vascular access referral policies in chronic kidney disease.  To appear in American Journal of Kidney Diseases
  • Sabouri A, Huh WT, Shechter SM. Screening strategies for patients on the kidney transplant waiting list.  To appear in Operations Research.
  • Skandari R, Shechter SM, Zalunardo N. Optimal vascular access choice for patients on hemodialysis.  Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 17(4): 608-619, 2015.  Paper
  • Sabouri A, Shechter SM, Huh WT.  Inspecting a vital component needed upon emergency. Production and Operations Management, 24(12): 1839-1851, 2015.  Paper
  • Shechter SM, Ghassemi F, Gocgun Y, Puterman ML.  Trading off quick versus slow actions in optimal search. Operations Research, 63(2): 353-362, 2015. Paper

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