Expert List in Operations Research

Expert List

The expert list in operations research provides press and others with access to OR/MS experts who are ready and willing to comment on pressing issues of the day where their expertise can add clarity.

INFORMS provides expert commentators in the specialties listed below. For experts in other specialties, please contact INFORMS.

Field Specialty Expert Affiliation
Airline Industry Scheduling, airport congestion Prof. Cynthia Barnhart

Past President, INFORMS
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, MIT School of Engineering

Cambridge, MA

Air Safety Mortality risk; homicide; war casualties; disease; misuse of statistics Prof. Arnold I. Barnett

George Eastman Professor of Management Science, Sloan School of Management, MIT

Cambridge, MA

Crime and punishment Criminal justice, with a specialty in youthful offenders Prof. Alfred Blumstein

J. Erik Jonsson University Professor of Urban Systems and Operations Research, the Heinz School, Carnegie-Mellon University, Director, National Consortium on Violence Research

Pittsburgh, PA

E-Commerce and the Internet Marketing and online music sites on the Internet Prof. Peter S. Fader

Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Finance Financial engineering Prof. John R. Birge

Jerry W. and Carol Lee Levin Professor of Operations Management, University of Chicago School of Business

Chicago, IL

Manufacturing Communication system design; transportation planning; logistics; production planning and scheduling; network design Prof. Thomas L. Magnanti

Institute Professor, MIT School of Engineering

Cambridge, MA

Marketing Marketing science, use of quantitative techniques in marketing Prof. Eric T. Bradlow

Editor-in-Chief, Marketing Science; K.P. Chao Professor, Professor of Marketing, Statistics, and Education The Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA

Military War gaming and modeling; theories of attrition; operations-other-than-war: military interactions with relief agencies and NGO's Dr. Dean S. Hartley III

Hartley Consulting

Oak Ridge, TN

Package Delivery Supply chain management, role of technology in improving package delivery Mr. Jack Levis

Senior Project Manager Industrial Engineering Manager, UPS

Timonium, MD

Public Health and Bio-Terror

Smallpox and anthrax epidemic modeling

HIV Prevention and AIDS policy

Prof. Edward S. Kaplan

William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences, Yale School of Management; Professor, Public Health

New Haven, CT

Supply Chains Supply chain management, including dynamic pricing in supply chain; coordinating production, distribution, and transportation decisions; value of information sharing in supply chain Prof. David Simchi-Levi

Professor of Engineering Systems, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering MIT

Cambridge, MA

Traffic Intelligent Traffic Systems Prof. Hani S. Mahmassani

former Editor-in-Chief, Transportation Science; William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation, Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

Transportation and Logistics Trucking, rail, and air distribution Prof. Warren Powell

Director, Castle Laboratory, Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

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