Doctor Edilson Arruda

Dr Edilson Arruda

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Healthcare modelling and optimisation
  • Optimisation under uncertainty
  • Markov decision processes

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Edilson F. Arruda has a background in Electrical Engineering, with emphasis on Operational Research and Optimal Control. He has experience in the fields of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, with an emphasis on Operational Research problems under uncertainty. His research focuses on the application of Markov decision processes and stochastic modelling tools to challenging real-world problems with underlying uncertainties. It includes topics such as exact and approximate dynamic programming, reinforcement learning and stochastic optimal control, logistics and supply chain analytics and healthcare management.