Gino Lim is Professor and Chairman, and Hari and Anjali faculty fellow, in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston (UH). He is a fellow of IISE. His research interests are in robust optimization, large-scale optimization models and computational algorithms, Operations Research applications in healthcare, homeland security, and network resiliency. He received multiple awards from INFORMS including the Pierskalla Best Paper Award, Moving Spirit Award, and Volunteer Service Award. He has also received the Best Paper Award by IISE energy systems division. His excellence in teaching has been well recognized by receiving five teaching awards at UH.
His current research projects include cancer treatment, network resiliency, power systems, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), emergency evacuation planning and management, and CPU-based high performance computing. He is the VP for Chapters/Fora of INFORMS. Previously, he was the program chair of 2017 INFORMS annual conference (Houston, TX), and the chair of Bonder Scholarship committee for healthcare society of INFORMS.