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Sina Ansari

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  • Assistant Professor
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  • Department of Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Doctorate in​ Business Administration Program

  • (312)-362-8580
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 7021​
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2018
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2011
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2009


Sina Ansari is an assistant professor and co-director of the MS Business Analytics program at the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University and worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He is serving as the vice president of INFORMS Chicago chapter. He also worked with the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Emergency Medicine on projects such as improving patient waiting experience and reducing discharge opioid prescribing. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Ansari was a co-founder and a manager at a supply chain management consulting company in Iran.

Ansari teaches courses in business analytics, decision-making, and operations management, and his research has led to the development of mathematical models and practical policies to optimize the operational performance of systems in service and health care. His work has been published in the European Journal of Operational Research, Healthcare Management Science, Naval Research Logistics, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, and Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, among other journals. He is an active member of ​several academic communities including the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, the Production and Operations Management Society, and the Decision Sciences Institute.​