Pro Bono

About Us

The Pro Bono group of INFORMS at UM aims to provide support in topics such as scheduling, resource allocation, continuous improvement, optimization, and decision analysis to organizations in our community that otherwise would not have the resources to afford it.

Areas of expertise:

Continuous improvement Decision analysis Facilities layout design

Inventory management Motion and time studies Resource allocation

Scheduling Optimization Simulation Data analytics

Past Projects

  • Analyzing and summarizing the "Speak to Your Health" survey of the Genesee County Health Department

  • Providing support to the mobile pantry placement of Food for Thought, an organization that gives "mobile food pantries" to low-income and/or underserved areas around Toledo, OH.

  • Improving the Children’s Center ability to manage caseload capacity of each clinician, department, and the agency as a whole. Performing data analysis to determine patterns and trends related to caseloads

  • Designing facility layout for new tool lending library with the West Willow Neighborhood Association and Habitat for Humanity in Ypsilanti, MI.

In the news!

New tool lending library aims to create "chain reaction of beauty" for West Willow neighborhood

Interested in working with INFORMS at UM's Pro Bono group? Please contact Hessa Al-Thani (