Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
Predicting ambulance offload delay using a hybrid decision tree model
Mengyu Li is an Instructional Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Florida. She teaches numerous undergraduate and graduate courses, including: Supply Chain Management, Senior Design Project, Systems Design, and Systems Architecture. Dr. Li received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Dalhousie University. Her research focuses on designing processes to improve ambulance deployment and emergency resource allocations. In 2018, her research received the Top EMS Research Project Award in Nova Scotia, Canada, and continues to be used to reduce wait times by the provincial health authority.
Peter T. Vanberkel's primary research involves improving healthcare operations using stochastic operational research methods. He is a Professor in the department of Industrial Engineering at Dalhousie University and a Staff Scientist at the IWK Health Centre.
Xiang Zhong received her B.S. from the Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2011, and her M.S. in Statistics and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014 and 2016. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Florida. Her research interests include stochastic modeling and control, and data analytics with the application in healthcare, service and production systems. She is a member of IEEE, IISE and INFORMS.