Trainees

McGill University

  • Sanket Bhat is a PDF researching analytical frameworks for designing operational policies for ambulance diversion.
  • Martin Cousineau is a second year PhD student. His research is on dynamic optimization for the transitioning of mental care patients to supervised housing and the community.
  • Hamidreza Eslami is a fourth year PhD student. His research is on decision making for the improvement of surgical services with application to surgical ward patient flow and medical device reuse.
  • Mehdi Ghotboddini is a fifth year PhD student. His research is on the management of surgical wards.
  • Paul Intrevado is a sixth year PhD student. His research is on the design of long-term care facility networks.
  • Michael Klein is a fifth year PhD student. His research is on emergency department management.
  • Feyza Şahinyazan is a third year PhD student. Her research is on simulation-based optimization of patient flows and capacity management at the Pediatric ICU of the Montreal Children's Hospital.
  • Ali Suyabatmaz is a third year PhD student. His research is on the use of Real-Time Location Systems in a surgical services department.
  • Manaf Zargoush is a fifth year PhD student. His research is on quality of care based competition among hospitals.
  • Cheng Zhu is a third year PhD student. Her research is on an analytical approach for designing financial incentive schemes for physicians.

 

University of British Columbia

  • Alireza Sabouri is a sixth year PhD student. His research is on optimal screening strategies of patients on the kidney transplant waiting list.
  • Reza Skandari is a fourth year PhD student. His research is on optimal timing of preparation for hemodialysis.

 

Univeristy of Toronto

  • Derya Demirtas is a fifth year PhD student researching stochastic facility location models for automated external defibrillator placement.
  • Kimia Ghobadi is a sixth year PhD student researching optimization methods for intensity modulated arc therapy in total body irradiation.
  • Shoshanna Goldberg is a sixth year PhD student. She is researching chemotherapy scheduling.
  • Anna Graber is a fourth year PhD student. She is researching multicriteria optimization modeling for primary care facility network design and optimization of location and endurance of financial incentives for rural physicians.
  • Hootan Kamran Habibkhani is a third year PhD student.
  • Shafali Kulkarni-Thaker is a third year PhD student.
  • Taewoo Lee is a sixth year PhD student. His research is on radiation therapy optimization.
  • Curtiss Luong is a third year PhD student.
  • Houra Mahmoudzadeh is a fifth year PhD student researching dynamic and robust optimization in radiation therapy.
  • Vahid Roshanaei is a second year PhD student.

 

University of Alberta

  • Aasia Anwar is a fifth year PhD student researhing knowledge and information management in healhcare operations.
  • Fernanda Campello is a PDF researching queueing models for generating staffing requirements.
  • Amir Rastpour is a sixth year PhD student researching models for location of percutaneous coronary interventions facilities.

 

École Polytechnique

  • Akbar Karimi is a fourth year PhD student researching stochastic processes in healthcare.
  • Elnaz Karimi is a second year PhD student.
  • Mehdi Mahnam is a third year PhD student.

 

Queen's University

  • Majid Bavand is a second year PhD student researching wireless telecommunication network design for hospital use.

 

University of Ottawa

  • Mounira Kezadri is a PDF researching ontologies for clinical guidelines.

 

Alumni

  • Pavel Andreev, former PDF, is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa.
  • Otavio Bittencourt, former PDF, is currently working as a manager at Porto Alegre University Hospital, Brazil.
  • Yu Cao, former PDF, is currently working at Huawei Technologies in Research and Development.
  • Mohammad Delasay is a former PhD student.
  • Brendan Eagen is a former PhD student.
  • Ali Vahit Esensoy is a former PhD student.
  • Hamid Ghaffari, former PhD, is currently a PDF at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.
  • Yasin Gocgun, former PDF, is currently a PDF at the University of Toronto.
  • Shoshana Hahn is a former PhD student.
  • Rouba Ibrahim, former PDF, is currently an assistant Professor at University College of London.
  • William Klement former PDF, is currently a researcher with the University Health Network in Toronto.
  • Pouya Raeiszadeh is a former PhD.
  • Saied Samiedaluie, former PhD student, is currently a PDF at the University of British Columbia.
  • Antoine Saure is a former PhD and PDF. 
  • Daphne Sniekers is a former PhD.
  • Xing Tan is a former PDF.
  • Sonia Vanderby former PDF, is currently a PDF at the University of Calgary.
  • Sherry Weaver is a former PhD.
  • Greg Werker is a former PhD student. He is currently a PDF at UBC.
  • Yue Zhang former PDF, is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Toledo.
  • Yun Zhou is a former PDF.