Qiushi Chen joined the faculty of The Pennsylvania State University in January 2018 as an assistant professor in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.

Dr Chen completed a post-doctoral research fellow at MGH-ITA, and continues to work with Dr. Jagpreet Chhatwal. He received his PhD in Operations Research from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2016 December, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 2010. Qiushi’s research interests focus on the mathematical modeling and optimization in the area of health care, including stochastic and dynamic modeling of health interventions, disease prevention and treatment strategies, and health economic evaluation with disease simulation models.  He has been closely collaborating with health practitioners from various health institutes such as Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has won the first prize of 2016 INFORMS Decision Analysis Society Student Paper Competition, and received the honorable mention of 2016 Public Sector Operations Research Best Paper Competition. He also received the George Fellowship from the George Family Foundation in 2012.