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Alan Erera

MS SCE Faculty Director
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and Coca-Cola Professor
Industrial & Systems Engineering

Contact Information

Groseclose 223C
404.385.0358
404.894.2301

Education

Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (2000), University of California, Berkeley
M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (1996), University of California,Berkeley
B.S.Eng. Civil Engineering & Operations Research, Summa Cum Laude (1993), Princeton University

Alan Erera

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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 at Georgia Tech. He is also the faculty director for the M.S. in Supply Chain Engineering program and a co-director for Global Transportation in the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute.

His research focuses on transportation and logistics systems planning and control, with an emphasis on planning under uncertainty and real-time operational control.  His recent work has addressed dynamic vehicle routing systems for same-day distribution; resilient logistics network design for food supply chains; service network design, linehaul equipment management, and driver scheduling for consolidation freight carriers; robust container fleet management for global shipping companies; and robust and flexible vehicle routing system planning and control for distribution companies. He has written over 50 research papers in these subject areas, and has delivered over 100 technical presentations and invited lectures. His research program has been supported by federal agencies (DHS, USDOT, NSF) and major U.S. freight carriers and manufacturing firms.

He received his B.S. Eng. from Princeton University, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Expertise:
  • Logistics
  • Transportation
  • Operations Research
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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Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343