Yuming Sun is a Ph.D. student in Operations Research at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. He received his M.S. in Operations Research from Georgia Tech and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests cover healthcare delivery, healthcare optimization, vaccine-preventable disease modeling, evaluation of intervention strategies, resource allocation, and economic analysis of public health. In a collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he is currently modeling the spread of poliovirus in high-risk areas and investigating cost-effective interventions to stop, prevent and eliminate polio outbreaks.