Dr Steffen Bayer is Lecturer in Business Analytics within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton. He is the Programme Leader of the MSc in Business Analytics and Finance. He is also the PGR Senior Tutor for the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Steffen’s main research interest is the planning of health services. His past work includes studies on stroke care, renal care, human resource planning and home-based technology supported health delivery. He uses a variety of approaches in his research including qualitative research, system dynamics, agent-based modelling and discrete event simulation.
Steffen is a member of the editorial board of Operations Research for Health Care and of BMC Health Services Research. He is a past president of the UK Chapter of the International Systems Dynamics Society.
- Simulation Modelling
- Health Systems Research
- Health Planning
- System Dynamics
- Agent Based Modelling
External roles and responsibilities
Originally trained as a physicist, Steffen gained his doctorate in Science and Technology Policy at the University of Sussex.
Before joining Southampton Business School he worked as Assistant Professor in the Program in Health Services & Systems Research at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore, as well as a research fellow at Imperial College London and at the University of Sussex.