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Dr. Joel Sokol
Director, Master of Science in Analytics
Director, Online Master of Science in Analytics

Email: Campus Phone: 404-894-6484
Fax: 404-894-2301
Office Location: Groseclose 419


Joel Sokol is founding Director of Georgia Tech's interdisciplinary Master of Science in Analytics degree (on-campus and online) and Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. His primary research interests are in applied analytics and data science in sports, medicine, logistics, manufacturing, and other areas. Dr. Sokol's research has won the EURO Management Science Strategic Innovation Prize and been a finalist for the Cozzarelli Prize, and has been successfully used by professional sports teams and leagues, medical decision-makers, industry, NGOs, and the military. His LRMC method is an industry leader and has attracted widespread popular attention. As a teacher, Dr. Sokol has won recognition from NAE, IISE, INFORMS, and EURO; served two tems as INFORMS Vice President of Education; and is the recipient of Georgia Tech's highest awards for teaching and student impact. Dr. Sokol's PhD in operations research is from MIT, and his bachelor's degrees in mathematics, computer science, and applied sciences in engineering are from Rutgers University.

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