Professor Amy Cohn is an Associate Professor and Thurnau Professor in the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering. She is also the Associate Director of the University of Michigan Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety, as well as an Affiliate of the MIT Global Airline Industry Program. Her research interest is in applied combinatorial optimization, primarily in aviation and healthcare. She received her Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Operations Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002 and earned the A.B. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in 1991.
Robust and integrated planning for large-scale systems, predominantly in healthcare and aviation applications.
Perelstein, E., A. Rose*, Y. Hong, A. Cohn, and M. Long. “Automation Improves Schedule and Increases Scheduling Efficiency for Residents.” To appear in Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
S. Spangelo, J. Cutler, K. Gilson, and A. Cohn. “Optimization-Based Scheduling for the Single-Satellite, Multi-Ground Station Communication Problem.” Computers and Operations Research 57 (5): pp. 1 – 16, 2015.
J. Chung, A. Obi, R. Chen*, W. Lin, S. Sun*, Z. Chen*, Z. Chen*, A. Gulati, X. Xu*, W. Pozehl, F. Seagull, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, and R. Reddy. “Estimating Minimum Program Volume Needed to Train Surgeons: When 4x15 Really Equals 90.” Journal of Surgical Education 72 (1): pp. 61 – 67, 2015.
J. Castaing, I. Mukherjee*, A. Cohn, L. Hurwitz, A. Nguyen, and J. Muller. “Reducing Airport Gate Blockage in Passenger Aviation: Models and Analysis.” To appear in Computers and Operations Research.
R. Chen, A. Cohn, F. Nan, and A. Pinar. “Contingency-Risk Informed Power System Design.” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 29 (5): pp. 2087 – 2096, 2014.