Jeff Kharoufeh is Professor of Industrial Engineering in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He specializes in the application of probability and stochastic processes to the modeling, design, performance evaluation and optimal control of systems that operate and evolve in uncertain environments. His recent work focuses on energy systems, queueing systems, reliability theory, maintenance optimization and models for computer and communications systems. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Ohio University and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from the Pennsylvania State University. Professor Kharoufeh currently serves as Area Editor for Operations Research Letters, Associate Editor for Operations Research and as a member of the Editorial Board for Probability in the Engineering Informational Sciences. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) and a professional member of INFORMS and the Applied Probability Society.
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1025 Benedum Hall, 3700 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261