Michael A. Trick

Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research; Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Research

PHONE

412-268-3697

OFFICE

GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 102

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Operations Research

EDUCATION

Georgia Institute of Technology - Ph D (Doctor of Philosophy, Industrial and Systems Engineering) - 1987
Georgia Institute of Technology - MS (Operations Research) - 1984
University of Waterloo - BS (Bachelor of Mathematics) - 1982

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sports scheduling, integer programming

PUBLICATIONS

  • A Data Mining Approach To Forecast Behavior In The Automotive Industry

    (author(s): Michael Trick, Nihat Altinas) Annals Of Operations Research 216(3), 2014; 3-22

  • Scheduling Major League Baseball Umpires And The Traveling Umpire Problem

    (author(s): Michael Trick, Hakan Yildiz, Tallys Yunes) Interfaces 42, 2012; 232-244

  • Locally Optimized Crossover For The Traveling Umpire Problem

    (author(s): Michael Trick, Hakan Yildiz) European Journal Of Operational Research 216(2), 2012; 286-292

  • Benders' Cuts Guided Large Neighborhood Search For The Traveling Umpire Problem

    (author(s): Michael Trick, Hakan Yildiz) Naval Research Logistics 58(8), 2011; 771-781

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • MBA Program - George Leland Bach Award for Excellence in the Classroom (2010)
  • University of Waterloo; Faculty of Mathematics - Alumni Achievement Medal (2009)
  • INFORMS - George E Kimball Medal (2009)
  • International Federation of Operational Research Societies - Outstanding Officer Award (2009)
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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • NEW BUILDING COMMITTEE, Committee Member, Dean level leadership of process with KPF on initial design/massing of a new business School, (2010 - )
  • Elliot Dunlap Smith Award Committee, Committee Chair, (2011 - 2011)
  • CURRICULUM REVIEW COMMITTEE, Committee Member, (2010 - 2011)
  • RYAN AWARD COMMITTEE, Committee Chair, (2010 - 2011)
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CONSULTING

  • Sports Scheduling Group (January 2003)
  • Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball (January 2002)
  • Bellcore (January 2002)
  • Internal Revenue Service (January 2002)
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Chairperson, INFORMS, Teaching of INFORMS Practice Prize (2013 - 2014)
  • Committee Member, AACSB, Doctoral Program Task Force (2012 - 2013)
  • Committee Member, AACSB, Associate Deans Conference Advisory Committee (2012 - 2012)
  • Other, External Review Board Member, NICTA Australia (2012 - 2012)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Statistical Decision Making (45752)
    2014 Mini 4 Section: F, M
    2013 Mini 4 Section: F
  • Operations Research Implementations (45950)
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Applications of Operations Research (45850)
    2013 Mini 4 Section: A, E
  • Business Analytics Project (45865)
    2012 Section: A
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Michael Trick