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Brian Denton is the Stephen M. Pollock Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering and the Chair of the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan with a co-appointment in the School of Medicine. Before joining the University of Michigan, Professor Denton worked at IBM, Mayo Clinic, and North Carolina State University. Professor Denton is an expert in data-driven decision making and optimisation under uncertainty. He applies his research to healthcare delivery, public, health, medicine, and scheduled systems. Professor Denton has co-authored more than 100 journal articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and patents. He has also received a number of national research prizes, including the National Science Foundation Career Award, the INFORMS Service Section Best Paper Prize, the INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize, the Institute of Industrial Engineers Outstanding Publication Award, and the Canadian Operations Research Society Best Paper Award.