John R. Birge
John Birge has been a Professor of Operations Management since July 2004 at the University of Chicago Booth School. Professor Birge studies mathematical modeling of systems under uncertainty, especially for maximizing operational and financial goals using the methodologies of stochastic programming and large-scale optimization. Professor Birge is also the former dean of the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Northwestern University. He is also a co-founder Quantstar, provider of quantitative solutions for complex business problems in financial engineering and business analytics.