Professor and Chair, Department of Management Science and Information Systems

Director, Applied Probability and Data Analytics Laboratory

Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick

Phone: (973) 353 5295
Office: Room 5147, 100 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854


    • 2012 Fellow, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
      For fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of operations research in the
      areas of dynamic programming and data-driven analytics
      2012 El. Member , International Statistical Institute (ISI)
      2012 Sr. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
      1992 Wolfowitz Prize, American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences
      For the introduction of dynamic sampling in surveys in the paper ``Dynamic allocation in survey sampling'',
      with Govindarajulu Z.
      2014 Dean's Meritorious Award for Research
      Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
      1990 Beta Gamma Sigma, U.S. National Business School Honorary Society
      1982 Omega Rho, U.S. National Operations Research Honorary Society
      2012 Washington Academy of Sciences, Elected Member
      1972-3  Greek Government Fellowship


    • Principal Investigator: ``Collaborative Research: Theoretical and Algorithmic Advances in Sequential Adaptive Decisions'', National Science Foundation grant CMMI-1662629, 2017-2020
    • Principal Investigator:``EAGER: Event-Driven, Goal-Oriented Dynamic Resource Deployment'', National Science Foundation grant CMMI-14-50743, 2014-2016
    • Principal Investigator: ``Support for Rutgers Applied Probability Conference Series'', Stony Brook University, & Rutgers Centers of CDDA, RUTCOR, and SCM, the Cardiovascular Institute of New Jersey, 2014-2015
    • Principal Investigator: ``Estimation of Demographic Attributes of Customers'', CPR | Strategic Marketing Communications, NJ., 2013-2014
    • Principal Investigator: ``Research on Adaptive Estimation and Control of Dynamical Systems'', (with H. Robbins, co-PI). National Science Foundation grant DMS 97-03812, 1997-2002
    • Principal Investigator: E.E.C. - Greek government grant for Research and Development of the Simulation and Dynamical Systems Laboratory at the Technical University of Crete, Greece. 1988
    • Principal Investigator: ``Studies in Reliability and Inference'' (with H. Robbins, co-PI), Air Force Office of Scientific Research contract AFOSR 87-0072, 1987-1988
    • Principal Investigator: ``Adaptive Sampling and Stochastic Scheduling'' (with E. Beltrami, co-PI), National Science Foundation grant ECCS 85-07671, 1985-1986
    • Principal Investigator: ``Inference and Maintenance of Reliability Systems'' (with L. Kuo and H. Robbins, co-PIs), Air Force Office of Scientific Research contract AFOSR 840136, 1984-1986
    • Co-Principal Investigator: ``Large Scale Data Analytics for Cardiovascular Diseases'' (with Xiaodong Lin (RBS), Jerry Cheng (RBHS), John Kostis (RBHS), Hemal Gada (RBHS), Minge Xie (RU-NB)), Chancellor's Seed Grants, 2015-2016
    • Co-Principal Investigator: ``Developing and Implementing an Innovative Instruction Methodology for MSIS Courses'' (with B. Avi-Itzhak, R. Armstrong, V. Atluri, A. Ben-Israel, J. Eckstein, A. Gal, S. Herschkorn, B. Melamed, Z. Stoumbos), GE Fund Learning Excellence Project grant, 1998 - 1999