About/CV

This blog is written by Professor and David H. Gustafson Chair Laura Albert (formerly Laura McLay) from the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

CV

Professor Laura Albert’s cv is here.

Links

Her homepage at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is here.

Find Laura on Google Scholar and ResearchGate and ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-7079-4473 and SCOPUS: 9334925000

Bio

Laura Albert, Ph.D., is a Professor and the David Gustafson Department Chair of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests are in the field of operations research, with a particular focus on discrete optimization with application to homeland security and emergency response problems. Professor Albert’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Army, and Sandia National Laboratory. She has authored or co-authored more than 70 publications in archival journals and refereed proceedings. She has been awarded many honors for her research, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow Award, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Fellow Award, the INFORMS Impact Prize, a National Science Foundation CAREER award, a Department of the Army Young Investigator Award, and a Fulbright Award. Professor Albert is the President-Elect of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). She is the author of the science and engineering blogs “Punk Rock Operations Research” and “Badger Bracketology.” You can find her on twitter at @lauraalbertphd. She is the author of the blogs “Punk Rock Operations Research” and “Badger Bracketology.” You can find her on twitter at @lauraalbertphd.

This page does not reflect an official position of the University of Wisconsin-Madison or Bucky the Badger.

Laura Albert headshot

Laura Albert, professor and chairperson of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is pictured in a studio portrait on March 15, 2022. Albert is an expert on operations research, mathematical modeling and analytics. (Photo by Althea Dotzour / UW–Madison)

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