Gino J Lim
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Houston, USA
Dr. Gino Lim is an associate professor and chairman of Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston. His research interests are in optimization models and computational algorithms, especially, Operations Research applications in healthcare systems, emergency planning and logistics. He received the Pierskalla Best Paper award for his work on Gamma Knife radiotherapy optimization for brain cancer patients. His current research projects include proton radiation treatment planning optimization, hospital staff scheduling, emergency evacuation planning and management. His research projects have been funded by various federal, state, and local funding agencies with total funding in excess of $8M USD. Beside research, he has also been an outstanding educator whose ability and talent have been well recognized with numerous teaching excellence awards by the department, the Cullen College of Engineering, and several professional organizations. Dr. Lim received both his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Optimization in Healthcare Systems, Medical Decision Making, Radiation Treatment Planning, Nurse Scheduling, and Emergency Planning and Evacuation. Deterministic Optimization Models and Solution Algorithms.