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j.benneyan@northeastern.edu

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Education

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

Research & Scholarship Interests

healthcare systems engineering, operations research, quality and reliability engineering, statistical quality control, high reliability design, patient safety
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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

  • R.R. Krishnan, J. Benneyan, S. Sonuc, Optimization of Medical Supply Chains and Forward Store Locations for Recurrent Homecare Patient Demand with Periodic Interruptions, American Journal of Operations Research, 8(3), 2018, 203-220
  • J. Benneyan, I. Garrahan, I. Ilies, X. Duan, Modeling Approaches, Challenges, and Preliminary Results for the Opioid and Heroin Co-Epidemics, Proc Winter Simulation Conference, 2017, 2821-2832
  • S. Mutlu, J. Benneyan, J. Terrell, V. Jordan, A. Turkcan, A Co-Availability Scheduling Model for Coordinating Multi-Disciplinary Care Teams, International Journal of Production Research, 53(24), 2015, 7226-7237
  • 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

Related News

October 16, 2018

James Benneyan, MIE Professor & Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, was awarded a $1.8M R18 award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital (lead) for a Patient Safety Learning Lab (PSLL) to develop real-time predictive/detection models of patient misdiagnoses.

October 16, 2018

James Benneyan, MIE Professor & Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, received a $450K NIH/NIDA award for "Model-Informed Understanding and Mitigation of the U.S. Opioid and Heroin Epidemic."

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."