David L. Kaufman, Ph.D.


I am an Assistant Professor in the College of Business at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. My area of expertise is Decision Sciences. More about me can be found here: http://umdearborn.edu/users/davidlk

Refereed Journal Articles:

David L. Kaufman and Andrew J. Schaefer. Robust Modified Policy Iteration. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 25 (3): 396-410, 2013. [journal]

Luz A. Caudillo-Fuentes, David L. Kaufman and Mark E. Lewis. A Simple Heuristic for Load Balancing in Parallel Processing Networks with Highly Variable Service Time Distributions. Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications, 64 (2): 135-171, 2010. [heavy-tail-questa-final.pdf]

David L. Kaufman and Mark E. Lewis. Machine maintenance with workload considerations. Naval Research Logistics, 54 (7): 750-766, 2007. [reliability.pdf]

David L. Kaufman, Hyun-Soo Ahn, and Mark E. Lewis. On the introduction of an agile, temporary workforce into a tandem queueing system. Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications, 51 (1-2): 135-171, 2005. [flex-temp.pdf]

David L. Kaufman, Ioan Kosztin, and Klaus Schulten. Expansion method for stationary states of quantum billiards. American Journal of Physics 67 (2): 133-141, 1999. [KAUF99.ps , journal]

Don Lemons and David L. Kaufman. Brownian motion of a charged particle in a magnetic field. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 27 (5): 1288-1296, 1999. [ieeeexplore]

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

David L. Kaufman, Andrew J. Schaefer, and Mark S. Roberts. Living-Donor Liver Transplantation Timing Under Ambiguous Health State Transition Probabilities ‐ Extended Abstract. Proceedings of the 2011 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Conference, 2011. [robustLiverExtendedAbstract.pdf] The full paper, which is under review, is available through SSRN. [robustLivingDonor.pdf]


David L. Kaufman. Dynamic control of production systems with varying service capacity. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan, 2005. [link]