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Lacy Greening is a Ph.D. student in Supply Chain Engineering at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University.
Lacy's research interests include using operations research to improve the operations, planning, and control of logistics and transportation systems. She is currently working on middle mile consolidation network design problems, as well as one-way shared transport systems with crowd-sourced resupply under Alan Erera.