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Julia Lynne Higle

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Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Education

  • 1985, PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • 1982, Bachelors, Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • 1981, Bachelors, Mathematics, Albion College

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

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