Lev, Benjamin (Drexel University)

Benjamin Lev speaker

Dr. Benjamin Lev
Trustee Professor, Decision Sciences and MIS
LeBow College of Business
Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104


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Help your Editor Accept your paper

Editor-in-Chief of OMEGA since 2002. Acceptance rate in 2018 is 12%. We received 1,300 submissions in 2018. During the presentation I will discuss the reasons papers were rejected and the characteristics of those papers which were accepted for publication. Specific attention to Title, Abstract, Key Words, Paper, Examples, Conclusions, References, Appendices, Total length, and cover letter, Revised paper. This presentation is for PhD candidates and Assistant Professors.

Introduction to Management Science/Operations Research

A survey of techniques available to decision makers.

Level: Elementary

Projects/Cases in MS/OR

Real life applications of MS/OR techniques taken from the Department of Energy, Conrail, the U.S. Air Force, Patient Flow in Radiology, and others.

Level: Elementary

Inventory Models

Special cases of inventory models with finite horizon and price changes.

Level: Intermediate

Education & Background

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering - Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • M.Sc. Industrial Engineering - Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D. Operations Research - Case Western Reserve University

Presently, Trustee Professor, Decision Sciences and MIS, LeBow College of Business - Drexel University School of Management. Formerly, Dean, School of Management,
University of Michigan-Dearborn; Professor and Chairman, Department of Management, Temple University; Professor and Head, Department of Management, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Published fifteen books and numerous articles. TIMS Council and TIMS Vice President-Meetings; served on various ORSA and TIMS Committees. Book Review Editor, Interfaces; Editorial board of IEE Transactions; IAOR; ERRJ; OPSEARCH; ORP; Financial Innovation; JDIM; JOR. Consultant to the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Air Force, Conrail, Temple University Diagnostic Radiology, Norton Company, Lukens Steel, GTE and others. INFORMS Vice President of Meetings, 1995-1996. Editor-in-Chief OMEGA; Deputy Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management.