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Hyojung Kang

Position: Research Assistant Professor
Office: Olsson 102A
Phone: 434 297 6313
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PhD, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Penn State University
MS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech
BS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Yonsei University
BBA, Business Administration, Yonsei University


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. Currently, she is interested in developing simulation and optimization models to improve patient flow, design system-level interventions, and evaluate performance measures.

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  • Healthcare engineering
  • Discrete-event simulation
  • Agent-based simulation
  • System dynamics
  • Statistical analysis
  • Optimization

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