DegreePhD, Cornell University, 1969; AB, Harvard College, 1965
AREAS OF EXPERTISEManagement science, spreadsheet-based modeling, operations management
“Minimizing Earliness and Tardiness Costs in Stochastic Scheduling”
“Job Selection and Sequencing with Identical Tardiness Penalties”
Professor Baker's research deals with mathematical modeling and operations management, and he is widely known for his work on sequencing and scheduling. The author or co-author of three spreadsheet modeling textbooks, he recently taught the elective course Applications of Optimization.