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j.benneyan@northeastern.edu

Faculty Profile

Education

  • PhD (1997), Industrial Engineering and Operations Research University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Research & Scholarship Interests

Healthcare process improvement, healthcare systems engineering, operations research, quality and reliability engineering, statistical quality control
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Research Award (2011), College of Engineering, Northeastern University
  • Outstanding Teaching Award (2008), College of Engineering, Northeastern University
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2003), Alpha Pi Mu Honor Society
  • President’s Aspiration Service Award (2001), Northeastern University
  • National Champion (2001), FIRST Robotics/Engineering Competition
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2000), Alpha Pi Mu Honor Society
  • Outstanding Service Merit Award (2000), College of Engineering, Northeastern University
  • National Partnership for Reinventing Government Research Award (1998), Vice President Al Gore

Professional Affiliations

  • Alpha Pi Mu
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Society for Quality
  • Decision Sciences Institute
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Lifetime Fellow
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Senior Fellow
  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Science
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers, Fellow
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Society of Health Systems, Fellow

Selected Publications

  • H. Musdal, B. Shiner, M.E. Ceyhan, B.V. Watts, J.C. Benneyan, In-person and Video-based Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment for Veterans: A Location-allocation Model, Journal of Military Medicine, 179(2), 2014, 150-156
  • J.S. Peck ,D.J. Nightingale, S.A. Gaehde, J.C. Benneyan, Generalizability of a Simple Approach for Predicting Hospital Admission from an Emergency Department, Academic Emergency Medicine, 20(11), 2013, 1156-1163
  • L. Romeo, J.C. Benneyan, An Economic Model and Sub-optimality Analysis of the CMS Readmissions Incentive and Penalty Policy, National Science Foundation IUCRC/CHOT center white paper series, 2012
  • S. Demirkan, A. Taseli, J.B. Benneyan, Readmissions from a Statistical Quality Engineering Perspective, 2012
  • J.C. Benneyan, Design, use, and Performance of Statistical Process Control Charts for Clinical Process Improvement, International Journal of Six Sigma, 4(3), 2008, 209-239

Related News

November 6, 2017

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research James Benneyan was featured in the Boston Herald article, "Group: Fentanyl to Fuel Opioid Deaths Five More Years."

October 27, 2017

MIE Professor James Benneyan is creating mathematical models to optimize where to have short- and long-term treatment facilities to combat the growing opiod crisis.

June 14, 2017

MIE Professor James Benneyan was awarded a $257K NSF EAGER grant for "Development and Validation of Analytic Spatial-Temporal Models to Help Study and Mitigate the National Opioid-Heroin Co-Epidemic".