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David Morton
Dave Morton

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David Morton is the David A. and Karen Richards Sachs Professor and Department Chair in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University. Prior to joining Northwestern, he served on the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin and as a postdoctoral fellow at the Naval Postgraduate School. Dr. Morton advances core methodologies in stochastic and large-scale optimization for decision making under uncertainty. He has applied research interests in energy, security, and public health. He worked as a Fulbright Research Scholar at Charles University in Prague, was a finalist for the EURO Excellence in Practice Paper Prize, and is an INFORMS fellow. He has served as Chair of the INFORMS Optimization Society, Chair of the Association of Chairs of Operations Research Departments, and he has chaired the Mathematical Optimization Society's Committee on Stochastic Programming.

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Research/Topics of Interest

Apply models to public health
Compartmental models
Decision models
Health systems
Machine learning models
Public health application of models
Public health policy/interventions
Statistical models
Vaccines
optimization
logistics

Pathogens/Diseases of Main Interest/Expertise

COVID-19
Pandemic influenza

Countries of Work/Collaboration

United States

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