Jónas Oddur Jónasson is the Class of 1943 Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
His primary research focus is on improving healthcare delivery in resource-limited settings. In particular, Jónas is interested in developing data-driven models describing the impact of operational implementation of healthcare delivery programs on individual disease progression and public health outcomes. In his research, Jónas has collaborated with a number of healthcare delivery organizations, including the Earth Institute, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, and the London Ambulance Service.
Jónas was awarded the 2014 Bonder Scholarship for applied Operations Research in Health Services, and received first prize in the 2014 INFORMS Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (MSOM) student paper competition for his work on early infant diagnosis of HIV in resource limited settings.
Prior to joining MIT, Jónas received his BSc from the University of Iceland, an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD in Management Science and Operations from the London Business School.