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Vidyadhar Kulkarni
Professor
Department of Statistics and Operations Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA

Office:  322 Hanes Hall
Phone: 919-962-3837
Fax:     919-962-1329
Email:  vkulkarn@email.unc.edu
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Education:
Ph.D., Operations Research, Cornell University, 1980

M.S., Operations Research, Cornell University, 1978
B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 1976

Research Interests:
Stochastic modeling and analysis of manufacturing and service systems
Optimal control of stochastic systems
Healthcare operations management

Courses:
STOR 215 Foundations of Decision Sciences
STOR 435 Introduction to Probability

STOR 445 Stochastic Models in Operations Research
STOR 641 Stochastic Models in Operations Research I
STOR 642 Stochastic Models in Operations Research II

Special Topics Courses:
STOR 89x Stochastic Models in Market Microstructure
STOR 89x Stochastic Models in Healthcare
STOR 89x Stochastic Models in Telecommunications

Books:
Undergraduate Text (Blue Book):
Introduction to Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Systems, Second Edition, Springer, 2010
Graduate Text (Red Book):
Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Systems, Second Edition, CRC Press, 2011.

Software:
MAXIM: Matlab programs to accompany the undergraduate text
MAXIMGUI: The graphical user interface to access MAXIM