Industrial Engineering

Faculty

Taewoo Lee
Taewoo Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location: E209
Phone: 713-743-3361   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Email: tlee6 [at] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

Ph.D., Operations Research, University of Toronto (2015)

Professional Experience: 

Postdoctoral Fellow, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University (2015-2016)

Courses Taught: 

INDE 7397: Decision Modeling and Optimization under Uncertainty
INDE 7397: Simulation Modeling of Healthcare Systems
INDE 3382: Stochastic Models
INDE 3333: Engineering Economy

Research Interests: 

*Data-driven modeling in optimization
- Inverse optimization
- Inverse reinforcement learning
- Statistical machine learning

*Optimization under uncertainty
- Robust optimization
- MDP and POMDP

*Applications
- Healthcare operations
- Medical decision making
- Cancer therapy
- Lifestyle management, etc.

Awards & Honors: 

Finalist (winner TBA): INFORMS MCDM Junior faculty Best Paper Award
Winner: INFORMS Healthcare Applications Society (HAS) Best Paper Award
Winner: Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS): Best Paper Award

Professional Activities: 

IISE UH Faculty Advisor

INFORMS UH Faculty Advisor

Selected Publications