Contact: Gwendolyn Brown

Assistant to the Chair

Industrial and Operations Engineering

(734) 763-1332

1877 IOE

Amy M. Cohn | Faculty

Amy Cohn

Arthur F. Thurnau Associate Professor, Industrial & Operations Engineering

2885 IOE

(734) 615-7258 (IOE)
(734) 763-5125 (SI North) 


Short Bio

Amy Cohn joined the faculty in 2002 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2009; in 2011, she was also named a Thurnau Professor. She currently holds the position of Associate Director for the Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety. Her primary research interest is in robust and integrated planning for large-scale systems, predominantly in healthcare and aviation applications. She also collaborates on projects in satellite communications, vehicle routing problems for hybrid fleets, and robust network design for power systems and related applications. Her primary teaching interest is in optimization techniques, at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Research Interests

  • Applications
    Healthcare Operations
  • Industrial Operations
    Production Scheduling
  • Operations Research Tools
    Math Programming