Students

Prospective Students

I work with a large group of outstanding Ph.D. students on logistics and transportation research projects. If you are interested in joining the team, please send me an email.

Current Students

Ph.D. Alumni

I’ve had the pleasure of advising the outstanding students below, listed in order of year of graduation with current placement.

  1. Ricardo Gatica (Ph.D. 2002; Professor; Pontificia U. Catolica de Valparaiso)
  2. Brian Lewis (Ph.D. 2005; Vanguard Software)
  3. Rajeev Namboothiri (Ph.D. 2006; GE Global Research)
  4. Juan Carlos Morales (Ph.D. 2006; BNSF Railway)
    • winner, 2007 INFORMS TSL Dissertation Prize
  5. Burak Karacik (Ph.D. 2006; Amazon)
  6. Prashant Warier (Ph.D. 2007; Qure.ai)
  7. Steve Morris (Ph.D. 2007; Capital One)
  8. Olga Ortiz (Ph.D. 2008; PepsiCo)
  9. Aykagan Ak (Ph.D. 2008; Manhattan Associates)
  10. Emrah Uyar (Ph.D. 2008; JDA Software)
  11. Mike Hewitt (Ph.D. 2009; Associate Professor; Loyola University - Chicago)
  12. Ashlea Bennett Milburn (Ph.D. 2009; Associate Professor; University of Arkansas)
    • NSF CAREER Award, 2016
  13. Yang Zhang (Ph.D. 2010; Axonic Capital)
  14. J. Antonio Carbajal (Ph.D. 2011; iHeartMedia)
  15. Kate Lindsey (Ph.D. 2012; Racetrac Petroleum)
  16. Yu Zhang (Ph.D. 2012; Amazon)
  17. Xing Wang (Ph.D. 2013; GE Global Research)
  18. Yanling Chang (Ph.D. 2015; Assistant Professor; Texas A&M University)
  19. Brian Kues (Ph.D. 2016; Revenue Analytics)
  20. Mathias Klapp (Ph.D. 2016; Assistant Professor; Pontificia U. Catolica de Chile)
  21. Ilke Bakir (Ph.D. 2017; Assistant Professor; University of Groningen, Netherlands)
  22. L. Damian Reyes Rodriguez (Ph.D. 2018; Amazon)
  23. Satya Malladi (Ph.D. 2018; Senior Data Scientist; Kantar)
  24. Alborz Parcham-Kashani (Ph.D. 2018; Amazon)