Dr. Jay Rosenberger is Interim Director at CTEDD. Dr. Rosenberger joined UTA in 2003 and also serves as the Director of Research Development in the Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, & Systems Engineering. He is also the Founder and Director of the Healthcare Enterprise Research Center (HERC) and the former Director of the Center on Stochastic Modeling, Optimization, & Statistics (COSMOS).
Dr. Rosenberger has a B.S. in Mathematics from Harvey Mudd College, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include mathematical optimization and simulation in transportation, defense, and health care. He is the original developer of SimAir, a simulation of airline operations, which is currently used by many airlines and airline consulting firms around the world. Dr. Rosenberger's graduate research on airlines won the First Place 2003 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation award. Prior to joining the faculty at UTA, Dr. Rosenberger worked in the Operations Research and Decision Support Department at American Airlines, where he researched inventory control and revenue management for cargo operations. At UTA, Dr. Rosenberger teaches courses in engineering probability, operations research, linear programming, introduction to statistics and operations research, and combinatorial optimization. He is the former chair and cluster chair of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Section on Health Applications. He has been a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers since 2003. He is currently an associate editor of Omega: The International Journal of Management Science.