Arkajyoti Roy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management Science and Statistics

Arkajyoti Roy

SPI 340N - San Pedro I, 506 Dolorosa St.



  • Ph.D. Purdue University
  • B.S. Purdue University


Personal Faculty Page

Dr. Arkajyoti Roy is an Assistant Professor in the Management Science and Statistics department housed in the Alvarez College of Business at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Before UTSA, Dr. Roy was a faculty member in the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research at Bowling Green State University. In addition to his doctoral work at Purdue, he conducted research as a visiting pre-doctoral fellow in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University.

His research is interdisciplinary and focuses on the use of robust optimization and data analytics to improve end-user outcomes in healthcare (for patients and providers), and in sustainable services (for marginalized populations). For patients and providers, he develops robust models for cancer radiotherapy, data-driven tools for treatment evaluation and quality control, as well as scheduling models for diagnostics and operations. For marginalized communities, he seeks to inform decision-makers on providing sustainable, equitable and resilient services using analytics and optimization.

Dr. Roy has won various teaching and research awards including Alvarez College of Business Award for Teaching Excellence at UTSA and Best Paper Award in IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering journal managed by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. In addition to his teaching and research endeavors, Dr. Roy is an active member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).

Research Interests

  • Robust optimization
  • Data analytics
  • Health care
  • Sustainable services

Selected Publications

For a list of publications, see personal faculty page