Carri Chan

Assistant Professor

Decision, Risk, and Operations

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004; SM, Stanford University, 2006; PhD 2010

Joined CBS in 2010

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Carri Chan

Office
410 Uris

Phone
212-854-1609

E-mail
cwchan@columbia.edu

Fax
212-316-9180

Teaching and research interest

Professor Chan teaches the core MBA class, Decision Models. Her primary research interests are in modeling complex stochastic systems, dynamic optimization, scheduling and queueuing with applications in information technology systems and health-care operations management. Her recent work has focused on the development of effective admission and discharge strategies to improve patient flow in hospital intensive care units.

Journal articles

Channel, deadline, and distortion (CD2) aware scheduling of video streams over wireless In IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2010)
Author(s): Aditya Dua, Carri Chan, Nicholas Bambos, John Apostolopoulos

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Scheduling algorithms for broadcasting media with multiple distortion measures In IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2009)
Author(s): Carri Chan, Nicholas Bambos, Susie Wee, John Apostolopoulos

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Stochastic depletion problems: Effective myopic policies for a class of dynamic optimization problems In Mathematics of Operations Research (2009)
Author(s): Carri Chan, Vivek Farias

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Multiple distortion measures for packetized scalable media In IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2008)
Author(s): Carri Chan, Susie Wee, John Apostolopoulos

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CaseWorks

Intermountain Healthcare Case Study: Spring 2013
Author(s): Nelson M. Fraiman, Garrett J. van Ryzin, Carri Chan, Kimberly Williamson

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How Big a Burden? Valuing General Motors’ Retirement Benefits Liability: Spring 2013
Author(s): Carri Chan, Awi Federgruen, Robert Phillips, Garrett J. van Ryzin

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Emergency Department Congestion at Saintemarie University Hospital: Fall 2011
Author(s): Omar Besbes, Laurent Hublet, Carri Chan

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Working Papers

Fairness in overloaded parallel queues Working paper (2011)
Author(s): Carri Chan, Mor Armony, Nicholas Bambos

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Network Assisted Mobile Computing with Uplink Query Processing Working paper (2010)
Author(s): Carri Chan, Nicholas Bambos, Jatinder Singh

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Maximizing throughput of hospital intensive care units with patient readmissions (2010)
Author(s): Carri Chan, Vivek Farias, Nicholas Bambos, Gabriel Escobar

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