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Opher Baron

Opher Baron

Opher Baron

Area Coordinator, Operations Management and Statistics
Professor of Operations Management


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MBA, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
BSc, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology


Opher Baron is a Professor of Operations Management and the area coordinator for Operations Management and Statistics at the Rotman School of Management, the University of Toronto.  He has a PhD in Operations Management from the Sloan school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology along with an MBA and BSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion.  On the teaching front, Opher is especially proud of the "The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheet" MBA elective course he introduced and teach at Rotman.  His research interest include queueing, applied probability, facility location, service operations (such as healthcare and call centers), inventory planning, and revenue management.  Opher's published at leading journals such as Operations Research, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and he has won several research awards and grants, including the 1000 Talent Plan Scholar of the Shanghai Municipal Government, 2016.  Opher is active in the operations research and operations management community.  He has chaired several conferences, clusters, and sessions and currently serves on the editorial board of the Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Information System and Operational Research journals.

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