Miao Bai

Assistant Professor

Operations and Information Management


Miao Bai is an assistant professor in the Department of Operations and Information Management at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT and a research collaborator at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He obtained his Ph.D. in Industrial and System Engineering at Lehigh University in 2017. He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN from 2017 to 2019. His primary research interest is to leverage mathematical optimization and data analytics to develop effective and efficient analytical and algorithmic solutions for complex problems arising in healthcare systems and medicine.


  • Ph.D., Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 2017
  • B.Eng., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2011


  • Assistant Professor, Operations and Information Management, University of Connecticut, August 2019- present
  • Research Collaborator, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, December 2019-present
  • Research Associate, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2017- 2019

Area of Expertise

  • Healthcare Operations Management, Healthcare Analytics
  • Operations Research, Mathematical Optimization, Data Analytics

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Contact Information
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut School of Business, OPIM Dept, 2100 Hillside Road, U1041, Storrs, CT 06269-1041
Office LocationBUSN376
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