- The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
- Wai T. Chang Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Financial and Business Analytics Affiliated Member
Professor Whitt joined Columbia University’s IEOR Department in 2002, after spending 25 years in research at AT&T, first at Bell Labs and then at AT&T Labs, where he was a technology leader and an AT&T fellow. At Columbia, Professor Whitt teaches courses on stochastic processes and their applications. Professor Whitt’s research interests include stochastic processes, stochastic-process limits, queues, numerical transform inversion, telecommunication applications, and customer contact centers. He has over 250 research publications. In 1996 he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Stochastic-Process Limits: An Introduction to Stochastic-Process Limits and their Applications to Queues, Springer.