Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) announced that Nicoleta Serban has been promoted to professor, effective August 15, 2018.
“Congratulations to Nicoleta on this noteworthy career milestone,” said H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart School Chair and Professor Edwin Romeijn. “Her promotion to professor reflects her outstanding successes in the fields of statistics and health analytics.”
About Nicoleta Serban
Serban's current research crosses multiple disciplines including methodological statistics, data analytics, health care, and industrial engineering. Her overall contributions to research are in the area of fundamental research on statistical modeling for complex data structures; health analytics with a focus on health care access and on drawing inferences from massive datasets; and industrial engineering with a focus on prognosis of engineering systems and enterprise transformation.
She has also been involved in cross-campus research activities; the most noteworthy is the leadership of the Health Analytics initiative, a collaborative effort anchored in partnership with a large and varied network of clinicians, large health care providers, and public health entities.
To date, she has published research in 48 journal articles, many in top journals in statistics, engineering, and health services, or medical research. She has also co-authored a book titled Understanding and Managing the Complexity of Healthcare.
She received her B.S. (1998) in mathematics and an M.S. (2000) in theoretical statistics and stochastic processes from the University of Bucharest. She went on to earn an M.S. (2002) and a Ph.D. (2005) in statistics from Carnegie Mellon University.