Nilay Tanik Argon
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Research Interests:
  • Stochastic modeling and analysis of manufacturing and service systems.
  • Optimal control of queueing systems.
  • Statistical output analysis for computer simulation.
  • Design and control of manufacturing systems with flexibility.
  • Design and control of health systems with an emphasis on emergency response planning.


Research Grants Awarded:

  • Investigator, "The Childhood Obesity Policy and Comparative Effectiveness Model," National Institutes of Health, Period: 09/15/2011 - 06/30/2013. Principal Investigators: Michael Foster (University of Alabama, Birmingham) and Asheley Skinner. Total Project Budget: $275,000.

  • Principal Investigator, ''Collaborative Research: Priority Dispatching of Patients in the Aftermath of a Mass-Casualty Event,'' National Science Foundation, Period: 09/01/2009 - 08/31/2012. Collaborators: Serhan Ziya (University of North Carolina) and James Winslow (Wake Forest University), Total Project Budget: $397,000.
  • Principal Investigator, ''Collaborative Research: Patient Triage in the Aftermath of a Mass Casualty Event - A Dynamic Programming Approach,'' National Science Foundation, Period: 11/27/2006 - 08/31/2010. Collaborators: Serhan Ziya (University of North Carolina) and James Winslow (Wake Forest University), Total Project Budget: $350,000.
  • Principal Investigator, ''Sequencing Flexibility in Queueing Networks and its Application to Electronics Manufacturing,'' 2008 Junior Faculty Development Award (IBM Fund Award), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Budget: $7,500.
  • Principal Investigator, ''Patient Dispatching and Triage in the Aftermath of a Mass Trauma Event,'' Fall 2005 Competition of the Graduate School Research Committee, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Period: 07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007. Budget: $18,120.
  • Principal Investigator, ''Capacity Maximization in a Queueing Network with Cross-trained Servers and Flexible Sequencing,'' Fall 2004 Competition of the Graduate School Research Committee, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Period: 07/01/2005 - 06/30/2006. Budget: $26,208.
  • Principal Investigator, ''Performance Enhancements in Tandem Queueing Networks Using Existing Resources,'' Fall 2003 Competition of the Graduate School Research Committee, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Period: 07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005. Budget: $25,764.
 

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