Jim Dai Appointed Chandler Family Chair

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Professor Jiangang (Jim) Dai was appointed the Chandler Family Chair in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) beginning August 15, 2013. The Chandler Family Chair is designed to enhance ISyE’s ability to “identify and employ a senior professor of international eminence in the fields associated with the missions of the School. The appointee will be an individual with a distinguished research record as evidenced by a significant record of publications in outstanding journals. Other evidence of high esteem among academic peers which would be valued are prize paper awards, editorships of high quality journals, and elected positions in national professional organizations."

Dai received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics from Nanjing University in China. He received a Ph.D. from Stanford University in applied probability and joined the Georgia Tech faculty in 1990. His research interests are focused on performance analysis and scheduling of queueing networks that originate from computer communications and manufacturing systems. He serves as an associate editor for Queueing Systems, Mathematics of Operations Research, Operations Research, and Management Science. Dai is also a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Applied Probability Society of INFORMS, and the Institute of Mathematics Statistics (IMS).

Dai is currently serving as a visiting professor in the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell University.


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  • Created By:Ashley Daniel
  • Created:07/11/2013
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  • Modified:05/26/2022