Jeffrey B. Goldberg

Acting Provost

 Educational Background

PhD Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 1984

MENG. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Cornell University, 1980

B.S. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Cornell University, 1979

Research & Teaching Interests

Note: Professor Jeff Goldberg is in administration and is no longer taking students.

Models for approximating performance of spatial queueing systems, such as those in automated factories and emergency service systems.
Design of educational systems that are effective for students, instructors, and society.
Mathematical programming models of products and processes to improve production systems design and operation.

Selected Publications

Askin, R. and Goldberg, J.,  The Design and Analysis of Lean Production Systems, John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2002.  Selected as the Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award by the Institute for Industrial Engineering, May 2003.

Goldberg J: Operations Research Models for Emergency Services Vehicles. EMS Management Journal  Jan-Mar Volume 1, No. 1, 2004, pp.20-39. 

Goldberg, J., and Szidarovszky, F.,  "Methods for Solving Nonlinear Equations used in Evaluating Emergency Vehicle Busy Probabilities," Operations Research, Volume 39, 1991, pp. 903-916.

J.Goldberg, K.Lansey and M.Hickman Web- Based Engineering Economics – A Multi- semester Experiment, International Journal of Engineering Education, volume 23 number 2, 2007, pp. 349 – 360.

University of Arizona College of Engineering