Andrew J. Schaefer

Andrew J. Schaefer

I am Noah Harding Chair and Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University.

I graduated with a double-major in Computational and Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University in 1994. I also received a Masters in Computational and Applied Mathematics from Rice in 1994. I received my PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2000. Prior to joining Rice in 2015 I was on the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh.

A recent version of my CV can be found here.

My research interests include stochastic integer programming, optimization in organ allocation, optimal cancer therapies, and healthcare systems.
We have just started a Masters in Industrial Engineering at Rice. Please see for more information.
My Phd student Tayo Ajayi is on the academic job market.

Please send emails regarding graduate assistantships to our graduate coordinator.