Christos Zacharias

Asst. Professor

(305) 284-2757
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Christos Zacharias earned his BSc in mathematics from the University of Athens, and his PhD in operations management from New York University. He is the recipient of the "INFORMS 2014 Service Science Section Best Paper Award."


Ph.D. New York University Stern School of Business
B.Sc. University of Athens School of Sciences (Athens, Greece)

Honors & Acknowledgements

College of Healthcare Operations Management Best Paper Competition, runner-up, 2018
INFORMS Service Science Section Best Paper Award, first prize, 2014
Alexander S. Onassis Foundation, graduate scholarship, 2014

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Stochastic modeling; applied probability; queueing theory; scheduling; simulation; optimization; and predictive modeling


Zacharias, C. and T. Yunes. Multimodularity in the Stochastic Appointment Scheduling Problem with Discrete Arrival Epochs (Management Science (forthcoming). 2018). [Link]

SUMMARY: “2018 College of Healthcare Operations Management Best Paper Competition”, runner-up.

Zacharias, C. and M. Armony Joint Panel Sizing and Appointment Scheduling in Outpatient Care 3978–3997 (63(11) Management Science. 2017).

Zacharias, C. and M. Pinedo Managing Customer Arrivals in Service Systems with Multiple Identical Servers 639-656 (19(4) Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 2017).

SUMMARY: “2014 INFORMS Service Science Section Best Paper Award”, first prize.

Zacharias, C. and M. Pinedo. Appointment Scheduling with No-Shows and Overbooking 788-801 (23(5) Production and Operations Management. 2014).