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

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)