Samira Fazel

Lecturer in Data Analytics

Samira Fazel

Samira Fazel

Samira was a visiting assistant professor in Statistics and Industrial Engineering at Louisiana Tech University. She received her PhD in Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) at Wayne State University (2018). Prior to her Ph.D. studies, she received two Master’s degrees in mathematical statistics involving continuous time stochastic inventory model from Wayne State University (2012) as well as in pure mathematics concerning proximal point algorithm on Riemannian manifolds from Isfahan University (2008)


  • Ph D 2018, Wayne State University
  • M.Sc. 2012, Wayne State University
  • M.Sc. 2008, Isfahan University
  • B.Sc. 2004, Prayam-Noor University of Isfahan


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation (BCBSM) Student Award, 2018
  • Integrating Curriculum with Entrepreneurial Mindset (ICE) - KEEN ICE Award, LTU & KEEN partners, 2018
  • Graduate Employees Organizing Committee (GEOC) Teaching Award, Wayne State University, 2017
  • Dr. Alfred L. Nelson Award, In Recognition of Outstanding Achievement in the Masters Program, Wayne State University, Mathematics Department, 2013

Research Interests

Scheduling through stochastic programming and robust optimization techniques with applications in healthcare and business problems. Data-driven decision-making. Resource allocation to improve access to community-based healthcare.

Personal Interests

Volleyball, playing piano, watercolor.


Samira Fazel