Ruben Proano, PhD

Rochester Institute of Technology
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
81 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY
USA 14623

Biographical Sketch:
2008-2009, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 2004-2008, Research Assistant, Simulation and Optimization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 2003-2004, Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineering, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador RESEARCH INTERESTS: Strengthening the supply chain of pediatric vaccines by applying operations research optimization models to problems affecting vaccine availability. RELEVANT JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS Jacobson S.H., Sewell E.C., Proano R.A. Analysis of the Pediatric Vaccine Supply Shortage Problem, Health Care Management Science (2006) 9: 371-389. Jacobson S.H., Sewell E.C., Proano R.A., Jokela J., Stockpile levels for Pediatric Vaccines: How much is enough?, Vaccine (2006) 24: 3530-3537 Proano R.A., Jacobson S.H., Sewell E.C., Setting Pediatric Vaccines Stockpiles : A Multi-Attribute Approach (submitted for publication)