College of Business {College of Business}

Image: Photos of SF State students

Robert Saltzman

Directory : Faculty : Robert Saltzman

Robert Saltzman

Dept. Chair, Decision Sciences

Robert Saltzman

Robert Saltzman teaches courses in operations management, quality management, simulation, and statistics in the College of Business at San Francisco State University.

He earned his Ph.D. in operations research at Stanford University (1989), and holds a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from Brown University (1981).  His research interests are in applied optimization and animated simulation modeling.

Contact Information



Office Hours: TTH 1-2PM, 3:30-4:30PM

Phone: 338-1232

Department: Decision Sciences

Location: BUS 205C

Advising Duties: Dept. Chair


Research Interests

  • Animated Discrete Event Simulation Modeling
  • Applied Optimization Modeling

Professional Associations

  • INFORMS: Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper in College of Business Working Paper Series, 1999-2000 (May 2000)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, 1996-97, College of Business (Nov. 1997)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, 1992-93, School of Business (Nov. 1993)

Intellectual Contributions

SF State Home