Industrial Engineering Professor Appointed Department Editor in Healthcare Journal

W. Art Chaovalitwongse
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W. Art Chaovalitwongse

W. Art. Chaovalitwongse, professor and holder of the 21st Century Research Leadership Chair in Industrial Engineering, has been appointed as a department editor in the Health Informatics area of the IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering Journal.

IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering is an official journal of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, which is the flagship organization of Industrial Engineers.

The journal publishes original high-quality papers on healthcare related topics with cutting edge approaches to healthcare problems.

“Art’s selection to department editor in the Health Informatics area of the IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering is a testament to the quality of his research and extensive experience in performing translational research at the interface of engineering and medicine. We are excited to have him as a member of our faculty,” said Ed Pohl, department head.

Chaovalitwongse joined the Department of Industrial Engineering in 2016. His research group conducts extensive analytics research, ranging from basic computational science/statistics, applied mathematical modeling, and translational research at the interface of engineering, medicine, and other emerging disciplines.

He is one of three co-directors of the newly established industry research partnership called the Institute for Advanced Data Analytics. The institute is designed to be a cross college, interdisciplinary initiative that unites the U of A faculty who have deep strengths in analytics, operations research, statistics, information systems, and related disciplines, to create a powerful, productive partnership with local and national industry with the goal of accelerating research on analytics.


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