InÍs Marques is Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering and Management (DEG) and Researcher at the Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST). Her main research areas are operations research and operations management, focusing in planning and scheduling and in the management of health care services, where she has mainly developed decision support tools for improved operating room management. She has published in international journals in the areas of health care management and management science. She is member of the board of the European Working Group on Operational Research Applied to Health Services (EWG ORAHS) and of the European Working Group on Practice of Operational Research (EWG POR). She holds a degree in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management (ISEG), a MSc in Operations Research and a PhD in Statistics and Operations Research (FCUL).