About

Dr. Arka Roy is an Assistant Professor in the Management Science and Statistics department housed in the Alvarez College of Business at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). He is also a Core Faculty member of the new School of Data Science at UTSA. Previously, he was a faculty member in the Applied Statistics and Operations Research department at Bowling Green State University. In addition to his doctoral work at the School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University, he conducted research as a Visiting Research Fellow in the Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences department at Northwestern University.

His research focuses on the use of robust optimization and data analytics to improve end-user outcomes in healthcare and in sustainable services. In healthcare, he closely collaborates with clinicians to develop robust models for cancer radiotherapy, data-driven tools for treatment evaluation and quality control, as well as scheduling models for diagnostics and operations. In infrastructure services, he seeks to inform decision-makers on providing sustainable, equitable and resilient services using analytics and optimization. His research has been published in leading medical, sustainability, and operations research journals. 

In addition to his research and teaching responsibilities, he serves as the Program Coordinator for the BBA in Business Analytics program at UTSA. Externally, he is an active member of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), and American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). 

Experience & Education

The University of Texas at San Antonio

2018 - Assistant Professor in Management Science and Statistics

Bowling Green State University

Northwestern University

Purdue University

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Office: 340N, San Pedro 1, 506 Dolorosa St., San Antonio, TX 78204.