Operations Research Group

Our Research

SFU has an active group in Operations Research. Our research interests include continuous and discrete optimization, algorithms, approximation, convex and conic programming, finance and statistics. We have close ties to the Discrete Math Group, the Industrial Math Group and the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science. In addition, we are a part of the interdisciplinary Centre for Operations Research and Decision Sciences (CORDS) which connects us to Business AdministrationEngineeringResource and Environmental Management & Computing Science.


Join us for our weekly Operations Research Seminar - Location & Time to be determined.
(unless otherwise noted)



Zhaosong Lu

Operations Research

Abraham Punnen

Operations Research

Tamon Stephen

Operations Research

Adjunct Faculty

Postdoctoral Fellows and Visitors


PhD Students

  • Xiaorui Li
  • Aniket Mane  

MSc Students

  • Michael Friesen
  • Michelle Spencer
  • Shanwen Yan

If you are a current SFU Mathematics Postdoctoral Fellow or Graduate Student in the Operations Research Group,
and your name is missing from the above lists, please send an email to Casey Bell.