Lauren Davis


Lauren Davis
College of Engineering

Industrial & Systems Engineering

McNair hall 404
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

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Recent Publications

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hussain Abualkhar, Lauren Davis (2019). (Managing volunteer convergence at disaster relief centers). ). International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Lauren Davis, Yogeeta Desai, Steven Jiang (2017). (Development of a Dashboard for a Local Food Bank). ). American Journal of Eningeering and Applied Science.
  • 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, 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, 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 .
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.