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Education/Academic qualification

Civil and Environmental Engineering: Transportation, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 2001

Civil and Environmental Engineering: Transportation, MS, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1998

Civil Engineering and Operations Research, BSE, Princeton University

… → 1995

Research interests

  • Inventory and routing problems in food distribution
  • Last mile distribution in humanitarian relief
  • Logistics
  • Multi-resource routing problems
  • Period vehicle routing problem with service choice
  • Transportation operations

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Vehicle routing Engineering & Materials Science
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Operations research Engineering & Materials Science
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Resource allocation Engineering & Materials Science

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Grants 2000 2021

Research Output 1999 2019

Community Healthcare Network in Underserved Areas: Design, Mathematical Models, and Analysis

Cherkesly, M., Rancourt, M. È. & Smilowitz, K. R., Jul 1 2019, In : Production and Operations Management. 28, 7, p. 1716-1734 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supervisory personnel
Mathematical models
Health
Mathematical analysis
Healthcare

Managing virtual appointments in chronic care

Bayram, A., Deo, S., Iravani, S. MR. & Smilowitz, K. R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appointments and Schedules
Health
heuristics
Costs
health

Potential for a logistics island to circumvent container port congestion in a constrained environment

Hyland, M., Bou-Mjahed, L., Mahmassani, H. S., Verbas, I. O., Xu, X. A., Smilowitz, K. R. & Johnson, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Transport Policy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

freight transport
congestion
VTOL/STOL aircraft
Containers
Logistics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive orienteering problem with stochastic travel times

Dolinskaya, I., Shi, Z. E. & Smilowitz, K. R., Jan 1 2018, In : Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 109, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Travel time
reward
travel
time
Reward
6 Citations (Scopus)

Advancements in continuous approximation models for logistics and transportation systems: 1996–2016

Ansari, S., Başdere, M., Li, X., Ouyang, Y. & Smilowitz, K. R., Jan 1 2018, In : Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. 107, p. 229-252 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

transportation system
Logistics
logistics
Supply chain management
supply