Shan Liu

Shan Liu is an Associate Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, a S.M. in Technology and Policy from MIT, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the evaluation of new medical technologies and healthcare interventions to improve patients’ health and enable cost-effective care delivery. She develops methods in optimization, decision analysis, and systems modeling to solve both clinical decisions and population health policy problems. Prof. Liu has collaborated with the Stanford Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, the Veteran Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Department of Radiation Oncology at the UW, and the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. She is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science (INFORMS), the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM), Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), and the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.