Industrial engineering, operations research, and systems engineering are fields of study intended for individuals who are interested in analyzing and formulating abstract models of complex systems with the intention of improving system performance. Unlike traditional disciplines in engineering and the mathematical sciences, the fields address the role of the human decision-maker as key contributor to the inherent complexity of systems and primary benefactor of the analyses.
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Sigrun Andradottir is a professor at the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.
Her research interests are in simulation, applied probability, and stochastic optimization.
She received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Iceland in 1986, an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University in 1989, and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Stanford University in 1990. She joined the faculty of the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1990, and later moved to Georgia Tech in 1995.