About the Pacific Northwest Chapter

About the Pacific Northwest Chapter

The Pacific Northwest Chapter is currently active and is based in Seattle, Washington. Members are from various places in the region, including Oregon and British Columbia, Canada. The chapter is using distance meeting technology to connect members in all areas.

Our mission is to promote and advance the theory and practice of Operations Research and the Management Sciences in the Pacific Northwest. The Chapter invites speakers from both industry and academia on a regular basis in an effort to share knowledge and experiences and to foster networking.

Meetings: Quarterly meetings with guest speakers, panel discussions, and informal member presentations. Great opportunity for networking.Meeting Locations: Seattle, WA, Vancouver, BC, Eugene, OR


Deanna Kennedy
Assistant Professor
University of Washington Bothell School of Business

Vice President
Gabriel Burnett
Research Engineer
Boeing Research and Technology’s Simulation and Advanced Analytics group

Ben Yang
Assistant Professor
University of Oregon School of Business

Stella Hua
Associate Professor

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
Western Washington University