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George S. Fishman

Professor Emeritus

134 Hanes Hall
(919) 962-3835
Operations Research: Discrete-event simulation Monte Carlo sampling Design and analysis of large-scale simulation experiments
Education:B.S. in Economics, M.I.T., 1960
M.A. in Economics, Stanford University, 1963
Ph.D. in Biostatistics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970

 

Professional Background:

Professor Emeritus, Department of Operations Research, UNC-Chapel Hill (2001-)

Professor, Department of Operations Research, UNC-Chapel Hill (1974-2001)

Chairmain, Department of Operations Research, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1981-1990

Associate Professor, Department of Administrative Sciences and Institute for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University, 1970-1974

Associate Director, Health Services Research Training Program, Yale University, 1970-1972

Research Analyst, The Rand Corporation, 1962-1970

Selected Publications:

A First Course in Monte Carlo Methods, Duxbury Press, 2005. (See link for information such as errata.)

Discrete-Event Simulation: Modeling, Programming, and Analysis, Springer-Verlag, June 2001 (See link for information such as errata.)

Monte Carlo: Theory, Algorithms and Applications,Spring-Verlag, 1996 (See link for information.)

Awards:

2004 INFORMS College of Simulation Lifetime Achievement Award

2003 Elected a Fellow of Informs

1997 Prizes for G.S. Fishman (1996). Monte Carlo: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications, Spriner-Verlag, New York.

1997: Lanchester Prize, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), awarded for the 1996 outstanding publication in Operations Research and the Management Sciences in English.

1997: INFORMS College on Simulation award for 1997 Outstanding Publication in Simulation

Festschrift Dedication in Honor of George Fishman