Edieal J. Pinker

Deputy Dean and Professor of Operations Research

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Professor Pinker’s research interests include service supply chains, the use of flexible workforces, work and workflow design in healthcare, online auctions and responses to terrorist threats among others. He serves on the editorial boards of several leading journals in his field. Pinker has consulted for the United States Postal Service, the financial services industry and the auto industry. His work has been published in leading journals such as  Operations Research, Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, IIE Transactions, Production and Operations Management, and the Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery. 


  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Operations), 1996
  • MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Operations Research), 1993
  • BA, Columbia University, 1989


Operations Engine
MGT 422
Healthcare Operations
MGT 879
International Experience: Israel
MGT 416


Selected Articles

H.-H. Lee, E. Pinker and R. Shumsky
Management Science
G. Dobson, S. Hasija and E. J. Pinker
Production and Operations Management
G. Dobson, H.-H. Lee and E. Pinker
Operations research
E. Pinker, A. Seidmann and Y. Vakrat
European Journal of Operational Research
E. Pinker, R. Shumsky, H.-H. Lee and S. Hasija
System Sciences (HICSS), 2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on