B.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering, Yonsei University, 2008 BBA Business Administration, Yonsei University, 2008​M.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech, 2010​Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Penn State University, 2015

Hyojung Kang is a Research Assistant Professor in the Systems Engineering program at the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on developing and applying operations research and applied statistics methods to provide model-based, implementable solutions for complex systems, particularly healthcare systems.

Research Interests

  • Computational Statistics and Simulation/Statistical Modeling
  • Optimization Models and Methods
  • Stochastic Modeling
  • Machine Learning

Selected Publications

  • Developing Interventions for Chronic Kidney Disease Care Using Systems Thinking. Health Systems, Advance Online Publication, doi:10.1057/hs.2015.17. 2016. Kang, H., Nembhard, H. B., Curry, W. J., Ghahramani, N., & Hwang, W.
  • Healthcare Systems Engineering. John Wiley & Sons. 2016 (Book) Griffin, P. M., Nembhard, H. B., DeFlitch, C. J., Kang, H., Bastian, N. D., & Munoz, D. A.
  • A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach to Assessing Efficiency and Quality of Emergency Departments. Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Accepted. 2016. Kang, H., Bastian, N. D., & Riordan, J. P.
  • Stochastic Multi-Objective Auto-Optimization for Resource Allocation Decision-Making in Fixed-Input Health Systems. Health Care Management Science, 1-19. 2016. Bastian, N. D., Ekin, T., Kang, H., Griffin, P. M., Fulton, L. V., & Grannan, B. C.
  • Patient Flow in the Emergency Department: A Classification and Analysis of Admission Process Policies. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 64(4), 335-342. 2014. Kang, H., Nembhard, H. B., Rafferty, C., & DeFlitch, C. J.