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 primary research focus is on understanding and improving the operational effectiveness and efficiency of decentralized healthcare delivery systems. In particular, Jónas is interested in developing data-driven models describing the impact of operational implementation of healthcare delivery programs on both operational and public health outcomes.
His research has been published in Operations Research, Management Science, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Jónas was awarded the 2014 Bonder Scholarship for applied Operations Research in Health Services and received first prizes in the 2014 INFORMS Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (MSOM) student paper competition as well as the 2021 MSOM Practice-Based Research Competition.
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.