Our Team


We have a talented group of professors, graduate students, and undergraduate students working on the development and design of the PeriopMLS application.

Clemson University
Kevin Taaffe
Dr. Taaffe is the Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Professor in Industrial Engineering at Clemson University.
Lawrence Fredendall
Dr. Fredendall is a Professor in Management at Clemson University.
University of South Carolina
Nathan Huynh
Dr. Huynh is an Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina.
Jose Vidal
Dr. Vidal is a Professor in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of South Carolina.
Greenville Health System
Robert Allen
Dr. Allen is a Perioperative Services Research Engineering at Prisma Health - Upstate. 

Primary Collaborators:



Graduate Student Researchers


Yunsik Choi
Supply Chain & Operations Management

Berkay Gulcan

Industrial Engineering


Mitesh Gurav

Industrial Engineering


Adrien Pierreval

Visiting Scholar, ISIMA


M. Majbah Uddin

Civil and Environmental Engineering


Rong Yin

Industrial Engineering 


Undergraduate Student Researchers

Emily Huffer

Industrial Engineering 

Hannah Maad

Industrial Engineering

Previous Contributors

Alyson Brown

Industrial Engineering B.S.


Elizabeth Edden

Nursing B.S.


Emily Gandy

Nursing B.S.

Sumonthip C. Gmitro

Industrial Engineering M.S.

Brandon Lee

PhD in Supply Chain & Operations Management

Venkatramanan Chanchapalli Madhavan

M.S  Industrial Engineering

Laura Manhard

Industrial Engineering B.S.

Vivian Neilley

Biological Sciences B.S.

Lauren Pearson

Industrial Engineering B.S.


Sarah Rast

Industrial Engineering B.S.

Mahesh Sreedharan

Industrial Engineering M.S.

Nazanin Zinouri

PhD in Industrial Engineering