- B.S., Fairfield University; M.B.A. and Ph.D., University of Maryland
- Professor Wasil is a well-known scholar in the areas of network optimization and applications of decision-aiding methods. He has published more than 100 technical articles in a wide variety of academic outlets including Production and Operations Management, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. In 2005, Professor Wasil received the INFORMS Computing Society Prize for research excellence in the interface between operations research and computer science (awarded with four co-authors). From 1992 to 2014, he was the Feature Article Editor of the INFORMS Journal on Computing. In 2002, 2005, and 2014, Professor Wasil received the Kogod Graduate Business Association award for Distinguished Professor of the Year. In 2006, he was named the American University Scholar/Teacher of the Year. In 2011, he received the American University Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, Creative Activity, and Other Professional Contributions.
Area of Expertise
Decision analysis, decision making with personal computers, distribution management, network optimization, applications of management science models, hospital IT operations, healthcare analytics
Edward Wasil's teaching interests include applied business statistics, production and operations management, and management science. His research interests focus on network optimization and applications of metaheuristics to optimization problems. He has published more than 90 technical articles in a variety of areas. He has edited special issues of Interfaces(2008, 1995); American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences(1992); Socio-Economic Planning Sciences(1991); and Computers & Operations Research(2003, 1986). He edited Excellence in Management Science Practice (Prentice Hall, 1992) and the Analytic Hierarchy Process (Springer-Verlag, 1989). Currently, he serves as feature article editor of the INFORMS Journal on Computingand associate editor of INFOR: Canadian Journal of Operational Research and Information Processing. Wasil was the American University Scholar-Teacher of the Year in 2006. In 2005, he was co-awarded the INFORMS Computing Society Prize for research excellence in the interface between operations research and computer science.