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Lauren Davis

Professor

Lauren Davis
College
College of Engineering

Department
Industrial & Systems Engineering

Contact
McNair hall 404
Education
B.S.Computational Mathematics / Rochester Institute of Technology
M.S.Industrial & Management Engineering / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D.Industrial Engineering / North Carolina State University

Research Interests

Humanitarian Logistics, Supply Chain Optimization, Emergency preparedness/ response

External URL

http://lbdavisresearch.ncat.edu

Recent Publications

  • Luther Brock, III, Lauren Davis, Charlie Hale, Julie Ivy, Steven Jiang, Earline Middleton, Shona Morgan, Irem Orgut, Reha Uzsoy (2016). (Achieving Equity, Effectiveness, and Efficiency in Food Bank Operations: Strategies for Feeding America with Implications for Global Hunger Relief). (Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations) pp. 229–256 ). Springer International Publishing.
  • Lauren Davis, Thom Hodgson, Russell King, Wenbin Wei (2009). (A Computationally Efficient Algorithm for Undiscounted Markov Decision Processes with Restricted Observations). 56, pp. 86-92 ). Naval Research Logistics.
  • Lauren Davis, Steven Jiang, Daniel Mota, Funda Samanlioglu, Paul Stanfield (2012). (A heuristic approach for allocation of data to RFID tags: A data allocation knapsack problem). (1) 39, pp. 93-104 ). Computers and Operations Research.
  • Jessye Bemley, Yanling Chang, Lauren Davis, Alan Erera, Raquel Teasley (2016). (A Markov Chain Model for Quantifying Consumer Risk in Food Supply Chains). (2) 5, pp. 149-161 ). Health Systems.
  • Lauren Davis, Steven Jiang, Shona Morgan, Isaac Nuamah, Jessica Terry (2016). (Analysis and prediction of food donation behavior for a domestic hunger relief organization). 182, pp. 26-37 ). International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Jessye Bemley, Lauren Davis, Benjamin Morin (2019). (A Vector-Borne Contamination Model to Assess food-borne outbreak intervention Strategies). 66, pp. 383-403 ). Applied Mathematical Modeling .
  • Lauren Davis, Ritson Delpish, Steven Jiang (2019). (A Visual Analytics Approach To Combat Confirmation Bias for A Local Food Bank). In Boring R., (Advances in Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance: Proceedings of the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance) 778, pp. 13-23 ). Springer.
  • Lauren Davis, Yogeeta Desai, Steven Jiang (2017). (Development of a Dashboard for a Local Food Bank). ). American Journal of Eningeering and Applied Science.
  • Lauren Davis, Funda Samanlioglu, Paul Stanfield, Silvanus Udoka (2006). (Dynamic allocation of RFID memory across the product life cycle). pp. 1 ). IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings.
  • Lauren Davis, Emmett Lodree (2016). (Empirical analysis of volunteer convergence following the 2011 tornado disaster in Tuscaloosa Alabama). (2) 84, pp. 1109-1135 ). Natural Hazards.
  • Luther Brock, Lauren Davis (2015). (Estimating available supermarket commodities for food bank collection in the absence of information). (7) 42, pp. 3450 - 3461 ). Expert Systems with Applications.
  • Jarrett Chapman, Lauren Davis, Xiuli Qu, Funda Samanlioglu (2014). (Evaluating the Effectiveness of Prepositioning Policies in Response to Natural Disasters). (2) 5, pp. 86-100 ). International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems.
  • Husniyah Abdus-Salaam, Lauren Davis (2012). (Impact of Batch Appointments on No-Show Rates: A Public versus Private Clinic Perspective). (1) 1, pp. 36-45 ). Health Systems.
  • Lauren Davis, Chanel Helper (2010). (Impact of Demand Correlation and Information Sharing in a Capacitated Supply Chain with Multiple Retailers). (4) 59, pp. 552-560 ). Computers and Industrial Engineering.
  • Luther Brock, Lauren Davis, Charlie Hale, Julie Ivy, Steven Jiang, Earline Middleton, Shona Morgan, Irem Orgut, Reha Uzsoy (Industrial and Systems Engineering and Operations Research Strategies for Feeding America with Implications for Global Hunger Relief: Achieving Equity, Effectiveness, and Efficiency in Food Bank Operations). (Advances in managing humanitarian operations) ).
  • Lauren Davis, Thom Hodgson, Russell King, Wenbin Wei (2011). (Information sharing in Capacity Constrained Supply Chain). (24) 49, pp. 7469-7491 ). Inernational Journal of Production Research.
  • Lauren Davis, Xiuli Qu, Sarah Root, Funda Samanlioglu (2013). (Inventory Planning and Coordination in disaster relief efforts). (2) 141, pp. 561-573 ). International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Hussain Abualkhar, Lauren Davis (2019). (Managing volunteer convergence at disaster relief centers). ). International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Jessye Bemley, Luther Brock, Lauren Davis (2013). (Prepositioning Commodities to Repair Maritime Navigational Aids). (1) 3, pp. 65-89 ). Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management .
  • Joy Bhaduri, Lauren Davis, Mojahid Osman, Balasubramanian Ram, Funda Samanlioglu, Paul Stanfield (2010). (Radio Frequency Identification System Optimization Models for Life Cycle of a Durable Product). (9) 48, pp. 2699-2721 ). International Journal of Production Research.
  • Luther Brock, Lauren Davis, Julie Ivy, Lastella Miles, Irem Sengul (2014). (Scheduling food bank collections and deliveries to ensure food safety and improve access). (3) 48, pp. 175 - 188 ). Socio-Economic Planning Sciences.
  • Lauren Davis, Jessye Talley (Simulation based approach to evaluate the effects of food supply chain mitigation and compliance strategies on Consumer Behavior and Risk Communication Methods). In Alice Smith, (Women in Industrial and Systems Engineering) ). Springer.
  • Lauren Davis, Jessye Talley (2020). (Simulation-Based Approach to Evaluate the Effects of Food Supply Chain Mitigation and Compliance Strategies on Consumer Behavior and Risk Communication Methods). (Women in Industrial and Systems Engineering) pp. 391-416 ). Springer.
  • Lauren Davis, Maurice Jackson, Xiuli Qu (2012). (Simulation-Based Evaluation of Port Emergency Evacuation Plans for Predictable Natural Disasters). (2) 9, ). Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
  • Husniyah Abdus-Salaam, Lauren Davis (2015). (Tactical allocation and acceptance of multiple patient classes in the presence of no-shows). (2) 4, pp. 93 - 103 ). Health Systems.