Professor Susan Sanchez

Naval Postgraduate School

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Naval Postgraduate School


Susan M. Sanchez is a Professor in the Operations Research Department at the Naval Postgraduate School, with a joint appointment in the Graduate School of Business & Public Policy. She has a B.S.E. in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Operations Research from Cornell University. Her research interests include the design and analysis of large-scale simulation experiments, robust design, and applied statistics, with application to military operations, manufacturing, and health care. She co-founded and serves as Co-director of NPS's SEED Center for Data Farming (Simulation Experiments & Efficient Designs). Her awards include a Koopman Prize from the INFORMS Military Applications Society, a NATO Scientific Achievement Award, and recognition as a Titan of Simulation and an INFORMS Fellow.