Yuchen Zheng


Richard Yuchen Zheng Joined H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and systems Engineering Ph.D. Program in Statistics at Georgia Tech in August 2014, under the advisement of Dr. Nicoleta Serban. He received his B.S. Degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. His interests are within statistical modeling such as clustering and classification, generalized linear models, social network analytics, sampling methods, and Big Data analytics.

Richard's research focuses on improving the healthcare system delivery using analytical modeling methods. He developed models for care pathway for pediatric asthma utilization in Georgia and North Carolina in the Medicaid System and evaluated the cost efficiency and utilization disparities in the system. He is also currently working on identifying naturally occurred Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) using technics from Social Computing.