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Julia Lynne Higle

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Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Education

  • Doctoral Degree, Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • Bachelor's Degree, Mathematics, Albion College
  • Bachelor's Degree, Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Biography


Dr. Higle was an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor in the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Arizona, 1985-2006; and Professor and Chair, Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2006-2012. Dr. Higle serves as Senior Vice President for Academics, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2009-present. She has served as vice-chair of the INFORMS Section on Optimization, Program Chair for the 10th International Conferences on Stochastic Programming, among a variety of other positions.

Research Summary


Development of models and solution methods for decision making under uncertainty; stochastic programming models and algorithmic methods for their solution; stochastic modeling for health-care applications, with a particular focus on the development of cancer screening strategies.

Appointments
  • Department Chair,
  • Daniel J Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Office
  • GER 240E
  • Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center
  • 3715 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 193

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-6785
  • julie.higle@usc.edu

Websites

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