Matt Bailey

Matt Bailey

Christian R Lindback Chair in Business Administration, and Professor of Analytics & Operations Management
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About Matt Bailey


  • Ph.D., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002.
  • M.S., University of Michigan, 1997.
  • B.S., Purdue University, 1996.

Research Interests

  • Applied Operations Research:
          Medical decision making
          Health care delivery
          Perimeter security
          Production line design
          Spreadsheet modeling
  • Methodological Operations Research: 
          Markov decision processes
          Dynamic Programming
          Network interdiction

Recent and Representative Publications

Huggins, E., Bailey, M. D., & Guardiola, I. (2020). Case Article—Converting NFL Point Spreads into Probabilities: A Case Study for Teaching Business Analytics. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 21(1), 57–60.

Bailey, M. D., & Waddell, L. (2020). Daily Tutor Scheduling Support at Hopeful Journeys Educational Center. INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics, 50(5), 287–297.

Bailey, M. D., & Michaels, D. (2019). An optimization-based DSS for student-to-teacher assignment: Classroom heterogeneity and teacher performance measures. Decision Support Systems, 119, 60–71.

Chen, C., & Bailey, M. D. (2018). Game—Introduction to Reverse Auctions: The BucknellAuto Game. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 18(2), 116–126.

Bailey, M. D., & Nowak, M. (2018). MeetOpt: A Multi-Event Coaching Decision Support System. Decision Support Systems, 112, 60–75.

Chen, C., & Bailey, M. D. (2016). Introducing B2B Service Level Measures via a Poker-Card Activity. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 14(1), 37–50.

Bailey, M. D., Shechter, S. M., Schaefer, A. J., & Roberts, M. S. (2008). The Optimal Time to Initiate HIV Therapy under Ordered States. Operations Research56(1), 20–33.

Bailey, M. D., Mazumdar, M., Wang, M. D., & Valenzuela, J. (2007). Oligopoly Models for Market Price of Electricity under demand uncertainty and unit reliability. European Journal of Operational Research181(3), 1309–1321. 

Recent Courses Taught

  • ANOP 270, Data Visualization for Business Analytics.
  • ANOP 330, Predictive Analytics. 
  • ANOP 102, Spreadsheet Modeling & Data Analysis.
  • ANOP 202, section 01, Operations Management.

Awards and Honors

  • Poets and Quants Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors, Poets & Quants Magazine. (2020).

Further Information

Contact Details


207 Holmes Hall