Students

Prospective Students

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

Current Students

  • Alex Stroh
    • dynamic delivery operations
  • Ramon Auad
    • meal delivery operations optimization
  • Reem Khir
    • advanced package sort center design
  • Yassine Ridouane
    • LTL service operations planning
  • Ian Herszterg
    • real-time service network design
  • Adolfo Rocco Rocco
    • rapid intracity package express service planning
  • Haotian Wu
    • modern package express intercity service design
  • Lacy Greening
    • dockless micromobility transport systems with crowd-sourced resupply

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; Pontificia U. Catolica de Valparaiso, Professor)
  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; Loyola University - Chicago, Associate Professor)
  12. Ashlea Bennett Milburn (Ph.D. 2009; University of Arkansas, Associate Professor)
    • 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; Texas A&M University, Assistant Professor)
  19. Brian Kues (Ph.D. 2016; Revenue Analytics)
  20. Mathias Klapp (Ph.D. 2016; Pontificia U. Catolica de Chile, Assistant Professor)
  21. Ilke Bakir (Ph.D. 2017; University of Groningen, Netherlands, Assistant Professor)
  22. L. Damian Reyes Rodriguez (Ph.D. 2018; Amazon)
  23. Satya Malladi (Ph.D. 2018; Post-doctoral Researcher, Technical University of Denmark)
  24. Alborz Parcham-Kashani (Ph.D. 2018; Amazon)