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Mark H. Karwan

Praxair Professor of Operations Research
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Sports scheduling, especially in the NFL

Mark Karwan can speak to the media about how sport organizations, especially the National Football League (NFL), create their schedules.

An industrial and systems engineer, Karwan is an expert in mathematical programming, including modeling and algorithmic development.

He has applied this knowledge to examine the NFL’s schedule-making process, and his findings have made national news.

A recent study he led found that certain NFL teams faced tougher schedules because they routinely play against more rested opponents.

CONTACT:

Mark H. Karwan, PhD
Praxair Professor of Operations Research
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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