Nicoleta Serban Appointed Coca-Cola Associate Professor
Nicoleta Serban has been appointed as the Coca-Cola Associate Professor in the H. Milton School of Industrial & Systems Engineering for a three year term effective July 1, 2014. Coca-Cola Early Career Professorships are designed to enhance the ability of ISyE to attract and support outstanding ISyE junior faculty at the assistant and associate levels.
Serban was selected because of her leadership in the field of healthcare analytics. Her research focuses on model-based data mining for functional data and spatio-temporal data with applications to industrial economics with a focus on service distribution. She also focuses on nonparametric statistical methods motivated by recent applications from proteomics and genomics.
Serban received her B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Theoretical Statistics and Stochastic Processes from the University of Bucharest in 1998. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University in 2005.