Aleksandra Orlovic

Student NameAleksandra Orlovic
Faculty Mentor NameMichelle Alvarado PhD
CollegeHerbert Wertheim College of Engineering
MajorIndustrial & Systems Engineering
MinorBusiness Administration ; French and Francophone Studies
Research InterestsOptimization
Academic AwardsUniversity Scholars Program 2020, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Dean’s List
OrganizationsPhi Sigma Rho Engineering Sorority, Engineering Student Advisory Council, Society for Health Systems 
Hobbies and InterestsWatercolor painting, coding

Research Project

University Counseling and Wellness Center Scheduling Project

The objective of this project is to support scheduling needs at the University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center (UF-CWC). The UF-CWC has high levels of walk-in demand, some of which are for highly urgent needs and others are for new clients. This project uses methods from machine learning, simulation, and optimization to determine optimal staffing levels at the UF-CWC’s two campus locations