• Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health
Amarnath Banerjee

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of Illinois at Chicago - 1999
  • B.S., Computer Science, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India - 1989

Research Interests

  • Dr. Banerjee’s research interests are in modeling, simulation and visualization, with applications in health care systems, information systems and manufacturing systems. He serves on the leadership team of the multidisciplinary Texas A&M Health Regional Extension Center at RCHI. He teaches courses in simulation, health care systems and industrial engineering design.

Awards & Honors

  • 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.