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 Department of Systems and Information Engineering 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.