Edward Kaplan

Edward Kaplan

Professor of Management Sciences, Yale School of Management

Edward H. Kaplan is the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management, Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health, and Professor of Engineering in the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science. He is an expert in operations research, mathematical modeling and statistics. His research on topics as varied as counterterror intelligence operations, HIV prevention, suicide bombings, and bioterror preparedness has been recognized with numerous research awards and widely reported in the media. Kaplan is also known for his mathematical models of NCAA basketball pools. Over the past three years, he has taught Mathletics: Modeling Thru Sports at Yale where he has eschewed his professorial title in favor of Coach K.

Credentials:

  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Member, Institute of Medicine
  • Fellow, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • Winner of numerous awards in operations research and public health for original research in HIV prevention, epidemiology, and counterterrorism
  • Author of more than 130 refereed academic journal publications
  • Over 25 years of experience teaching applied probability modeling and statistics courses at Yale, including Mathletics: Modeling Thru Sports
  • Visiting professor at other leading management schools including Stanford, MIT Sloan, Columbia GSB, and the Technion‐Israel Institute of Technology
  • Three masters degrees (in mathematics, operations research, and city planning) in addition to his PhD, all from MIT
  • For details visit http://faculty.som.yale.edu/EdKaplan/