W. Art Chaovalitwongse, Ph.D.

 

Current Affiliations


Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Professor of Radiology

Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering

Associate Director of Integrated Brain Imaging Center

Faculty Fellow of Center for Supply Chain Management

Contact Information


Address: Box 352650, University of Washington,

Seattle, WA 98195-2650

Phone: (206) 221-8045

Email: artchao AT uw DOT edu

My awards & honors


2014    Nominated for the UW College of Engineering Faculty Innovator Award


2011    IEEE Senior Member


2010    Rutgers Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence


2010    Early Promotion to Associate Professor (with Tenure), Rutgers University


2009    Outstanding Service Award, The Association of Thai Professionals in America and Canada (ATPAC)


2008    The Pierskalla best paper award for research excellence in health care management science, INFORMS


2008    Nominated for the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship (NSSEFF) Program by Rutgers’ President McCormick


2006    NSF CAREER Award


2006    Omega Rho International Honor Society (Operations Research and Management Science)


2004    The Pierskalla best paper award for research excellence in health care management science, INFORMS


2003    Graduate Student Annual Award for Excellence in Research, University of Florida


With My students


2012    Finalist of the 2012 INFORMS Data Mining Student Paper Competition, co-author with my PhD student Shouyi Wang


2011    Finalist of the 2011 INFORMS Data Mining Student Paper Competition, co-author with my PhD student Chun-An Chou


2010    Winner of the 2010 Annual NJ Chapter of INFORMS Student Research Contest, co-author with my PhD student Zhe Liang


2009    Finalist of the 2009 Annual NJ Chapter of INFORMS Student Research Contest, co-author with my PhD student Chun-An Chou

 

My patents


“Multi-Dimensional Multi-Parameter Time Series Processing for Seizure Warning and Prediction”, United States Patent: US 7,263,467 B2, awarded Aug 2007

“Optimization of Multi-Dimensional Time Series Processing for Seizure Warning and Prediction”, International Patent: 7,373,199, awarded May 2008

“Optimization of Spatio-Temporal Patterns Processing for Seizure Warning and Prediction”, United States Patent: US 7,461,045, awarded December 2008

“Multi- Dimensional Dynamical Analysis”, filed on Jan. 27th, 2006 (U.S. Patent Application, Attorney Docket No. 1028724-000154)

 

    About Me: My CV | Google Scholar | PubMed | dblp

    1. * I am a Full Professor in the Departments of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Radiology at the University of Washington (UW). 

    2. *I am serving as Associate Director of the Integrated Brain Imaging Center (IBIC) in the UW Medical Center (UWMC).

    3. *I also hold an adjunct appointment, as Adjunct Professor, in the Department of Bioengineering at UW.

    4. *My research focuses on optimization in machine learning with applications in medicine, healthcare and logistics.


    Research Updates

    1. *Here are powerpoint slides of my 2016 ISERC Tutorials on Computational Optimization and Statistical Methods for Big Data Analytics. If you use any materials in the slides, please cite Huang and Chaovalitwongse, 2015 in Tutorials in Operations Research, pp. 71-88.

    2. *Here are powerpoint slides of my 2015 INFORMS Tutorials on Computational Optimization and Statistical Methods for Big Data Analytics: Application in Neuroimaging. If you use any materials in the slides, please cite Huang and Chaovalitwongse, 2015 in Tutorials in Operations Research, pp. 71-88.

    3. * Check out my new book, Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Innovative Strategies and Practical Solutions.

    4. * My new NSF grant, Decision Model for Patient-Specific Motion Management in Radiation Therapy Planning.

    5. * Check out my new papers in 2015: Optimization Models for Feature Selection of Decomposed Nearest Neighbor (IEEE SMC-A), A Network Structural Approach to the Link Prediction Problem (JOC), Column-Generation Framework of Nonlinear Similarity Model for Reconstructing Sibling Groups (JOC), Robust Weekly Aircraft Maintenance Routing Problem and the Extension to the Tail Assignment Problem (TR-B).


    Student News

    1. *Danica Xiao joined LinkedIn as Data Scientist Intern in Summer 2014.

    2. *Zhe Liang recently moved to the School of Economics and Management at Tongji University as Full Professor in Spring 2014. He previously worked at the Department of Industrial Engineering & Management at Peking University as Assistant Professor.

    3. *Shouyi Wang joined the Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering at University of Texas at Arlington as Assistant Professor in Fall 2013.

    4. *Joe Chou joined the Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering at Binghamton University as Assistant Professor in Fall 2012.

    5. *Harsh Singhal joined LinkedIn as Data Scientist in 2011.

    6. *Ya Ju Fan joined Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as Postdoc Research in 2010 and was promoted to Computational Scientist in 2013.


In Media

  1. *Scoop.it!, “Respiratory trace feature analysis for the prediction of respiratory-gated PET quantification” (Mar 2014)

  2. *MedicalPhysicsWeb, “PET/CT: Will Respiratory Gating Help?” (Mar 2014)

  3. *United Neurodiagnostic Professionals of America (UNPO), “Computer Model to Predict Epilepsy With 70% + Accuracy Within 30 Minutes Before Seizure Onset” (Nov 2013)

  4. *Scicasts, “Study Looks at Better Prediction for Epileptic Seizures Through Adaptive Learning Approach” (Nov 2013)

  5. *MedicalNewsToday, “New Computer Model Can Accurately Predict Epileptic Seizures” (Nov 2013)

  6. *ScienceNewsline: Biology, “Getting to Grips with Seizure Prediction” (Nov 2013)

  7. *ScienceDaily, “Better Prediction for Epileptic Seizures Through Adaptive Learning Approach” (Nov 2013)

  8. *Epilepsy Research UK, “US Researchers Develop New Algorithm to Predict Seizures” (Nov 2013)

  9. *Health ArmMed Media, “Getting to Grips with Seizure Prediction” (Nov 2013)

  10. *BioNewsTexas, “UT Arlington Researcher Part of Emerging Technology for Better Understanding Seizure Activity” (Oct 2013)

  11. *eHealth: The Enterprise of Healthcare, “Software for Seizure Prediction” (Oct 2013)

  12. *ScienceDirect, “Ranked 2nd in Top 25 Hottest Articles in Journal of Computer and System Sciences” (2nd quarter of 2009)

  13. *ScienceDirect, “Ranked 10th in Top 25 Hottest Articles in Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems” (2nd quarter of 2009)

  14. *Thai Public Broadcast Station (Thai PBS), National TV channel in Thailand (Jun 2008)

  15. *ScienceDirect, “Ranked 5th in Top 25 Hottest Articles in Operations Research Letters” (1st quarter of 2005)

  16. *TV20, Central Florida local TV channel, “Predicting Attacks” (Jun 2003)

  17. *Alligator, University of Florida’s newspaper, “UF Research Seeks to Combat Seizures” (Apr 2003)