• Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Affairs, Industrial & Systems Engineering
Amarnath Banerjee

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of Illinois at Chicago - 1999

Research Interests

  • Dr. Amarnath Banerjee’s research interests are in modeling, simulation and visualization, with applications in health care systems, information systems, manufacturing systems and Industry 4.0. He teaches courses in simulation, health care systems and industrial engineering design.

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2022
  • Corrie and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow, 2016-2017
  • Charles W. Crawford Service Award, 2012-2013
  • William O. and Montine P. Head Faculty Fellow, 2011-2012
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Best Paper Award - Healthcare Systems, 2012
  • Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2011-2012
  • NASA Tech Brief award for the Virtual Video for Remote Cockpit Design project, 2009
  • William O. and Montine P. Head Faculty Fellow, 2008-2009
  • Tenneco Award for Meritorious Teaching of Engineering, 2006
  • BP Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, 2004
  • Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar, 2004-2005

Selected Publications

  • Choi, S. and Banerjee, A., “Comparison of a branch-and-bound heuristic, a newsvendor-based heuristic and periodic Bailey rules for outpatients appointment scheduling systems,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, V67, N4, pp. 576-592, April 2016.
  • Curry, G. L. and Banerjee, A., “A Discrete Event Simulation Language in MATLAB,” Proceedings of 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Anaheim, CA, May 21 – 24, 2016.
  • Lee, H. and Banerjee, A., “Design, Simulation and Dynamic Control of Large Scale Manufacturing Process with Different Forms of Uncertainties,” Contemporary Issues in System Science and Engineering, M-C. Zhou, H-X. Li, and M. Weijnen (Eds.), pp. 317-342, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1-1182-7186-5.
  • Na, H. and Banerjee, A., “A disaster evacuation network model for transporting multiple priority evacuees,” IIE Transactions, V47, N11, pp. 1287-1299, 2015.
  • Lee, H. and Banerjee, A., “Intelligent Scheduling and Motion Control for Household Vacuum Cleaning Robot System Using Simulation Based Optimization,” Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 1163-1171, Huntington Beach, CA, December 6 – 9, 2015.
  • Cerekci, A. and Banerjee, A., “Effect of upstream re-sequencing in controlling cycle time performance of batch processors,” Computers and Industrial Engineering, V88, pp. 206-216, October 2015.
  • Fu, Y. and Banerjee, A., “An Entropy-based Approach to Improve Clinic Performance and Patient Satisfaction,” Proceedings of 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), Montreal, Canada, May 31 – June 3, 2014.
  • Sharda, B. and Banerjee, A., “Robust manufacturing system design using Multi objective Genetic Algorithms, Petri nets and Bayesian uncertainty representation,” Journal of Manufacturing Systems, V32, pp. 315-324, 2013.
  • Banerjee, A. and Johnson, A., Mekaroonreung, M. and Pope, B., “Healthcare Systems,” The Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition, A. B. Badiru (Ed.), pp. 259-275, CRC Press, 2013, ISBN: 978-1466515048.