Dr. Sauré completed his Ph.D. in Management Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Martin L. Puterman and Prof. Jonathan Patrick. He received his M.Sc. degree in Operations Management and his professional degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Chile in 2002. Dr. Sauré has over twelve years of experience developing, implementing and applying advanced analytics techniques to large-scale, real-world business problems in several industries. He is an expert in the development of advanced capacity planning and scheduling techniques. Dr. Sauré has worked with the British Columbia Cancer Agency on numerous patient scheduling projects as well as other projects aimed to provide timely access to quality cancer care. He has previously taught several undergraduate and graduate courses at UBC and at the University of Chile.
Dr. Sauré's research interests include advanced modelling and decision-making under uncertainty and their applications to large-scale problems in service operations. In particular, the study of resource allocation problems in health care and other areas. From a methodological point of view, his research focuses on the development of advanced analytics techniques for dynamic resource allocation problems.
|2019-2020||Seed Funding Opportunity, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile||Long-Term Bed Management for Critical Care Patients||R||O||Co-I||$ 9,500|
|2019-2020||Interdisciplinary Research Group Funding Opportunity (IRGFO)||Adapting Digital Platforms to Drive Learning in Health Systems||R||I||Co-I||$ 9,940|
|2018-2023||NSERC||Approximate Dynamic Programming Methods for Dynamic Resource Allocation Problems in Health Care||R||C||PI||$ 167,500|
|2018-2019||Telfer School of Management Research Grants (SMRG)||Towards the Development of a Digital Platform for Learning Health Systems Innovation||R||I||Co-I||$ 19,995|
|2018-2019||Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)||Dynamic Appointment Scheduling for New Patient Consults||R||I||PI||$ 1,500|
|2017-2018||Research Development Program 2017 (uOttawa) and Match RDP 2017 (Telfer)||Improving Access to Quality Cancer Care through Optimized Oncologist Practice Patterns and Patient Appointment Scheduling||R||I||PI||$ 20,000|
|2016-2018||Telfer School of Management (start-up fund)||Improving Access to Quality Cancer Care||R||I||PI||$ 20,000|
|2016-2017||Varian Medical Systems||Improving Radiation Therapy Treatment Processes through Enhanced Patient Appointment Scheduling||R||O||Co-I||$ 100,075|
|2012-2014||Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, University of British Columbia||Web-Based Implementation of Health Care Management and Service Operations Teaching Games||P||O||Co-I||$ 58,000|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator