Senior Manager, SAS
Rob Pratt has worked at SAS since 2000 and is a Senior Manager in the Scientific Computing Department in the Analytics R&D Division. He manages a team of developers responsible for the optimization modeling language and solvers for linear, mixed integer linear, quadratic, and conic optimization. He earned a B.S. in Mathematics (with a second major in English) from the University of Dayton and both an M.S. in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Operations Research for Social Good: A Practitioner’s Introduction Using SAS® and Python
By Natalia Summerville and Rob Pratt
Anticipated publication date: Second quarter 2023
This book’s purpose is to expand OR applications for social good by applying OR methodologies typically required in engineering curricula to applications targeted to make this world a better place. This book also provides skills to model and solve OR problems with both SAS and Python as well as practical tools and tips to bridge the gap between academic learning and real-world implementations.
- Ron Klimberg, PhD, is a professor at the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA.
- Dr. Sandeep Menon is currently the Vice President and Head of the Statistical Research and Consulting Center at Pfizer Inc. and also holds adjunct faculty positions at Boston University and Tufts University School of Medicine.