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Dr. Eduardo Pérez

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Dr. Eduardo Pérez is an Associate Professor in the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State University. He was a Visiting Scholar in the NYU College of Global Public Health in 2019 and a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University from 2010 to 2012. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2010 and his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico in 2004. 

Dr. Pérez research interests are in the use of methodologies and theories in operations research, systems engineering, discrete-event simulation, algorithms and software design, and decision theory analysis to solve problems in service applications (i.e., healthcare, energy, homeland security, and disaster relief). Some of his research project sponsors include the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Science Foundation (NSF), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Baylor Scott & White Health System, Adventist Health System, and the NEC Corporation.

Dr. Eduardo Pérez is a member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), and the Society for Computer Simulation International (SCS). He received his Engineering-In-Training (EIT) certification in 2004. He is the director of the Integrated Modeling and Optimization for Service Systems (iMOSS) research laboratory. Dr. Perez has published over 40 peer reviewed articles and his works have been published in multiple journals including IISE Transactions, IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, Simulation, Healthcare Management Sciences, and Computers and Operations Research.