Alba Rojas-Cordova


Dr. Ebru Bish (co-chair) and Dr. Niyousha Hosseinichimeh (co-chair)


M.Sc., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Bolivian Catholic University (Universidad Catolica Boliviana)

Research Interests


  • Stochastic Dynamic Programming
  • Markov Decision Processes
  • Stochastic Programming
  • System Dynamics


  • Pharmaceutical R&D: project pipeline management, clinical trial analysis and optimization (scheduling, prioritization)
  • Healthcare management: valuation and prioritization of capital investment portfolios, decision making under uncertainty, clinical decision making, healthcare analytics, healthcare policy analysis

Professional Affiliations

  • INFORMS: Decision Analysis Society (DAS), Health Applications Society (HAS), Women in OR/MS (WORMS),  Virginia Tech Student Chapter
  • Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society
  • Golden Key international Honour Society

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