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Alan Erera, Ph.D.

Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and Coca-Cola Professor

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Alan Erera

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Email: Campus Phone: 404-385-0358
Fax: 404-894-2301
Office Location: Groseclose 0205, Room 212

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Alan Erera is the associate chair for graduate studies and a Coca-Cola Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering. He received his B.S. Eng. from Princeton University, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Erera has a large, active research program with diverse funding sources, and he currently serves as the Associate Director of the USDOT-funded Transportation Research Center for Freight, Trade, Security, and Economic Strength and co-Director of Center for Global Transportation at ISyE's Supply Chain and Logistics Institute.

His research focuses primarily on transportation and logistics systems planning and control, with a focus both on innovative modeling and solution methodologies, and on challenging application areas including dynamic and stochastic vehicle routing and scheduling, robust asset management, logistics service network design, integrating security and efficiency in logistics systems, and highway traffic network analysis.

Honors & Awards

  • First place in the Transportation Science Section, INFORMS Dissertation Prize Competition 2001
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Fellowship for Graduate Study in Transportation 1997-2000
  • Berkeley Fellowship for Graduate Study 1995-1998
  • W. Mack Angas Prize, Civil Engineering and Operations Research top graduate, Princeton University 1993


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