Dima Nazzal

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Dr. Nazzal is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, and Research Director at Fortna, Inc.

Dr. Nazzal received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2006. Her research focuses on the development and application of analytical models to guide decision making in discrete event logistics systems, including semiconductor wafer fabrication facilities, pharmaceutical order fulfillment and distribution centers, energy infrastructure systems, and fresh supply chains.  Current research projects include electricity infrastructure development in Sub Saharan Africa, resource allocation and control policy decision-making in semiconductor manufacturing, and control and design of pharmaceutical order fulfillment systems. Relevant recent work has addressed production planning and inventory decisions in fresh supply chain systems aiming to reduce costs and greenhouse gas emissions.