Professor Bill Rouse

Professor Rouse is Research Professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University, as well as Senior Fellow in the office of the Senior Vice President for Research, Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Principal at Curis Meditor, a firm focused on the health of people, processes, organizations, and society. His research focuses on mathematical and computational modelling for policy design and analysis in complex public-private systems, with particular emphasis on healthcare, higher education, transportation, and national security. 

Recent books include Failure Management (Oxford, 2021), Computing Possible Futures (Oxford, 2019), Universities as Complex Enterprises (Wiley, 2016), Modelling and Visualization of Complex Systems and Enterprises (Wiley, 2015), and Understanding and Managing the Complexity of Healthcare (MIT, 2014).

He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering and fellow of IEEE, INCOSE, INFORMS, and HFES. Professor Rouse received his BS from the University of Rhode Island, and his SM and PhD from MIT.