Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Year Started at JMU: 2017

novoadlj@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Decision Sciences, The George Washington University
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes
Professional Interests
  • Business analysis (statistics)
  • Management science
Positions Held
  • Assistant Professor, James Madison University (2017 - present)
  • Visiting Professor, The George Washington University (2016-2017)
  • Instructor of Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes (2007-2011)

Key Publications

Novoa, L.J., Jarrah, A.I., Bard, J.F., Zhang, X., and Lin, S. (2016). "Optimizing Daily Service Routes for Major Grocery Chains, Department of Decision Sciences", The George Washington University, Washington, DC. Submitted to European Journal of Operational Research.(Under review)

Lin, S., Bard, J.F, Jarrah, A.I., and Zhang, X., Novoa, L.J. (2016). "Route Design for LIFO Delivery with Backhauling, Graduate Program in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering", The University of Texas, Austin, TX. Transportation Research Part C. (Accepted)

Novoa, L.J., Jarrah, A.I., Morton, D.P. (2016). "Flow Balancing with Uncertain Demand for Automated Package Sorting Centers". In Press. Transportation Science.

Novoa LJ., "Bayesian Analysis of Uncertain Demand for Package Sorting Facilities". Poster Session, ISBA-George Box Research Workshop on Frontiers of Statistics, Washington, DC, 2014.

Novoa, L.J., Jarrah, A.I., Morton, D.P., "Flow Balancing with Uncertain Demand for Automated Package Sorting Centers". Invited talk INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2014.

Castillo M., Novoa, L.J., Cabrales, S.A., "Analysis of Alternatives of Electricity Supply for a Colombian Petroleum Refinery". A Decision Analysis Application. Invited talk INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2010.

Castillo M., Novoa, L.J., Gutierrez, J.C., "Analysis and Evaluation of Technological and Operational Alternatives for Heavy Oil Gathering Systems in the fields of Castilla and Chichimene - Colombia". Invited talk INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2009.

Novoa, L.J., Castillo, M., Barrios, C., Torres, F., "Decision Aid for Breast Cancer Risk Calculation Using Bayesian Networks and Therapy Choice Using AHP: A Pilot Study". XIV Congreso Latino Ibero Americano de Investigacion de Operaciones (CLAIO). Cartagena, Colombia. ISBN: 978 958 825283-4,l 2008.

Novoa, L.J., Castillo, M., Barrios, C., Torres, F., "Decision Aid for Breast Cancer Risk Calculation Using Bayesian Networks: A Pilot Study".

Invited to Poster session at 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM), Pittsburgh, PA, 2007.

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