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    His research focuses on socially responsible operations and practice-focused research, with a particular emphasis on healthcare analytics. His research papers have been published in top tier management, engineering and medical journals, and covered by popular media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News, and NPR.
    Dr. Ayer has received over $2 million grant funding and several awards for his work, including an NSF CAREER Award (2015), first place in the MSOM Best Practice-Based Research Competition (2017), INFORMS Franz Edelman Laureate Award (2017), and Society for Medical Decision Making Lee Lusted Award (2009).
    Ayer serves an associate editor for Management Science , Operations Research , and MSOM (Special Issue), and is a past president of the INFORMS Health Application Society. He received a B.S. in industrial engineering from Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

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