Personal profile

Research interests

I am interested in the following areas of research:

  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Transportation
  • Operational research

Teaching interests

I teach in the following areas:

  • Applications of Operational Research
  • Distribution Management

Other responsibilities

I currently hold the following positions:

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Computers & Operations Research
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Operational Research Society
  • Associate Editor, Transportation Science
  • Associate Editor, Networks
  • Associate Editor, Naval Research Logistics
  • Member of Editorial Board, EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics
  • Member of Editorial Board,  Journal of Applied Operational Research
  • Member of the Editorial Board, European Journal of Operational Research
  • Associate Editor, Operations Research
  • Associate Editor, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
  • Associate Editor, INFOR:Information Systems and Operational Research
  • Associate Editor, TOP
  • Associate Editor, Operations Research Perspectives
  • Associate Editor, Industrial Engineering and Management Systems
  • Associate Editor, Pesquisa Operacional
  • Associate Editor, European Journal of Industrial Engineering

Willing to supervise doctoral students

I am happy to supervise doctoral students as part of a supervisory team: not as a primary supervisor. Please do feel free to contact me if your proposed research area fits with my interests. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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