David Rea

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David Rea

PhD Student, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

534 Carl H. Lindner Hall


I am a PhD candidate studying healthcare operations and analytics. Currently I am working on problems in "demand forecasting and online capacity management" as well as "fairness in resource allocation"

Teaching Interest

Statistics and Forecasting, Simulation, Service Operations, Data Mining

Research Interest

Healthcare Operations, Demand Forecasting, Probabilistic Forecasting, Ethical Modeling

Awards | Honors

Organization: INFORMS

Name: Omega Rho

Year Received: 2016

Organization: Wittenberg University

Name: Degree with Honors

Year Received: 2012

Organization: Mortar Board

Name: Mortar Board

Year Received: 2012

Organization: Phi Beta Kappa

Name: Phi Beta Kappa Member

Year Received: 2012


Institution: Clemson University

Location: Clemson SC

Major: Mathematical Sciences

Dissertation: Can a CUSP Catastrophe Model Describe the US Economy?

Completed: 2015

Degree: MS

Institution: Wittenberg University

Location: Springfield OH

Major: Mathematics and Economics

Dissertation: The Effect of Climate Change and Climate Change Policy on Ohio’s Economy

Completed: 2012

Degree: BA


Title: Allocating Clinical Capacity across Multiple Hospital Locations to Maximize Staff Satisfaction

Location: Houston, TX

Year: 2018

Title: Improving Patient Transport Services through Crew Flexibility

Location: Houston, TX

Year: 2017