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Jónas Oddur Jónasson

Associate Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Associate Professor of Operations Management


Jónas Oddur Jónasson is the Robert G. James Career Development Associate Professor in Operations Management and an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

His research focuses on improving decentralized healthcare delivery systems—through process design & optimization; analytics & data-driven decision-making; and understanding people-centric drivers of operational performance. He is interested in operational challenges related to healthcare delivery in resource-limited settings, particularly with applications to global health delivery, behavioral health interventions, health policy, and emergency medical services.

His research has been published in Operations ResearchManagement Science, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Along with his co-authors, Jónas received first prize in the INFORMS Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Practice-Based Research Competition. Jónas serves as an associate editor for Management Science and IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering.

Prior to joining MIT, Jónas received his PhD in management science and operations from London Business School, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and his BSc from the University of Iceland.



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