Dr. Michelle Alvarado

Assistant Professor in Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Florida
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2014
M.E., Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2010
B.S., Industrial Engineering, The University of Alabama, 2008


Michelle Alvarado is a Co-Founder and Co-Director of the HEALTH-Engine Laboratory. The aim of her research is to develop theory, models, algorithms, and practical tools to improve the operation of complex systems under uncertainty. Her main research interests are in integrated simulation and optimization methods applied to healthcare systems engineering for decision-making under uncertainty.