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Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

G.Dimas, R. Konrad, K. Maass, and A. Trapp. Operations research and analytics to combat human trafficking: A systematic review of academic literature. PLoS ONE, 17(8): e0273708. https: //, 2022.


Y.Kaya, K. Maass, G. Dimas, R. Konrad, A. Trapp AC, and M. Dank. Improving Access to Housing and Supportive Services for Runaway and Homeless Youth: Reducing Vulnerability to Human Trafficking in New York City. Accepted for publication in IISE Transactions,,2022.

H. Abouee-Mehrizi, A. Ghareaghaji Zare, and R. Konrad. Pricing in Service Systems with Rational Balking and Abandonment of Time-Sensitive Customers. Production and Operations Management, 31(2), 495–510, 2022.


A. Trapp, R. Konrad, J. Sarkis, A. Zeng. Closing the Loop: Forging High-Quality Agile Virtual Enterprises in a Reverse Supply Chain via Solution Portfolio. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2(4), 908–922, 2021.


M. Gallo, R. Konrad, and H. Thinyane. An Epidemiological Perspective on Labor Trafficking. Journal Human Trafficking, 8(2),113–134, 2020.


A. Trapp, R. Konrad, J. Sarkis, A. Zeng. Closing the Loop: Forging High-Quality Agile Virtual Enterprises in a Reverse Supply Chain via Solution Portfolio. Journal of the Operational Research Society, In Press, 2020.

K. Maass, A. Trapp, R. Konrad. Optimizing Placement of Residential Shelters for Human Trafficking Survivors. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 70, pp. 100730, 2020.

J. Caulkins, M. Kammer-Kerwick, R. Konrad, K. Maass, L. Martin, T. Sharkey. A Call to the Engineering Community to Address Human Trafficking. National Academy of Engineering, The Bridge, 49(3), 67-73, 2019.


R. Konrad, W. Zhang†, M. Bjarnadóttir, R. Proaño. Key Considerations When Using Health Insurance Claims Data in Advanced Data Analyses: An Experience Report. Health Systems, 2 1–9, 2019.


R. Konrad. Designing Awareness Campaigns to Counter Human Trafficking: An Analytic Approach. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 1 (67) 86–93, 2019.


R. Konrad, A. Hall-Phillips, A. Vila-Parrish. Are Our Students Prepared? The Impact of Capstone Design Pedagogical Approaches on Student Skill Development During Industry-Sponsored Fieldwork. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 18 (3) 183–193, 2018.


W. Zhang†, M. Bjarnadóttir, R. Proaño, D. Anderson, R. Konrad. Accelerating the Adoption of Bundled Payment Reimbursement Systems: A Data-driven Approach Utilizing Claims Data. IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 8 (1) 22–34, 2018

R. Konrad. Effectively Engaging Industry Partners within the Classroom. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 18 (3) 174–182, 2018.

R. Konrad, A. Trapp, T. Palmbach, and J. Blom. Overcoming Human Trafficking via Operations Research and Analytics: Opportunities for Methods, Models, and Applications. European Journal of Operational Research, 259 (2), 733–745, 2017.

R. Konrad, S. Albrecht, C. Danko, et al. A Decision–Support Approach for Provider Scheduling in a Patient–Centered Medical Home. Journal of Healthcare Management, 62(1), 46–59, 2017.

R. Konrad, C. Tang†, B. Shiner, and B. Watts. Workforce Design in Primary Care-Mental Health Integration: A Case Study at One Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Health Systems, 6 (2), 146 – 160, 2017.

R. Konrad, P. VanBerkel, and M. Lawley. A New Data Source to Support Hospital Operations Modeling, Message-Exchange Protocols as Illustrated through Simulation. IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 7(1), 30–42, 2016.

B. Faber, R. Konrad, C. Tang†, and A. Trapp. Examining the Impact of Regular Physician Visits on Heart Failure Patients: A Use Case with Electronic Health Data. Health Systems, 5(2), 132–139, 2016.


A. Trapp and R. Konrad. Finding Diverse Optima and Near-Optima to Binary Integer Programs. IIE Transactions, 47(11), 1300–1312, 2015.

B. Shiner, C. Tang†, A. Trapp, R. Konrad, I. Bar-On, and B. Watts. The Provision of Mental Health Treatment After Screening: Exploring the Relationship between Treatment Setting and Treatment Intensity. General Hospital Psychiatry, 36(6), 581–588, 2014.

R. Konrad, K. Butler, and M. Dubyk Wodoslawsky. Allocation of Aid for Health Institutions in Ukraine: Implication from a Case Study of Chornobyl Area Hospitals. International Journal of Health Services, 39(4), 623–641, 2009.

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