Plenaries and Keynotes

Meet our Plenary Speakers

Margaret Brandeau

Stanford University School of Engineering

Margaret L. Brandeau is Coleman F. Fung Professor of Engineering and Professor of Health Policy (by Courtesy) at Stanford University. Her research focuses on the development of applied mathematical and economic models to support health policy decisions. Her recent work has examined HIV and drug abuse prevention and treatment programs, programs to control the opioid epidemic, and COVID-19 response strategies. She is an INFORMS Fellow. From INFORMS, (...)


Juan Carlos Muñoz

Pontificia Universidad Católica and Minister of Transport and Telecommunications of Chile

J.C. Muñoz received a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley in 2002. Before becoming Minister of the current Chilean government in march 2022, he acted as academic for 25 years. As an academic, his research areas were Public Transport, Transport Networks, Traffic and Logistics. (...)


Paolo Toth

EURO sponsored plenary

Paolo Toth is "Professor Emeritus" of “Operations Research” at DEI: (Department of Electrical and Information Engineering “Guglielmo Marconi”, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, A.D. 1088), where he was Full Professor from 1983 to 2011.
His research interests include Operations Research and Mathematical Programming methodologies and, in particular, the design and implementation of effective exact and heuristic algorithms for (...)


Andrés Weintraub

Universidad de Chile

National Award for Applied Sciences 2000
Studied Electrical Civil Engineering at the Universidad de Chile, graduating in 1967, later moving to the United States where he graduated with a Master’s degree in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley and, in 1971, a Doctorate in Operational Research in Industrial Engineering, at the same institution.
In 1974, he joined the Universidad de Chile as an academic (...)


Keynote Speakers

Brian Denton

Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Brian Denton is the Stephen M. Pollock Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering and the Chair of the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan. His research interests are in data analytics and data-driven optimization under uncertainty with applications to medicine, public health, (...)


Rene de Koster

Erasmus University Rotterdam

René (M.) B.M. de Koster is a professor of Logistics and Operations Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, and chairs the department Technology and Operations Management. He holds a PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology. He holds or has held guest professorships in various universities and is (...)


Andrea Lodi

Cornell Tech and the Technion

Andrea Lodi is an Andrew H. and Ann R. Tisch Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and the Technion. He is a member of the Operations Research and Information Engineering field at Cornell University. He received his PhD in System Engineering from the University of Bologna in 2000 and he was a Herman Goldstine (...)


Anna Nagurney

University of Massachusetts

Anna Nagurney is the Eugene M. Isenberg Chair in Integrative Studies at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Director of the Virtual Center for Supernetworks, which she founded in 2001. She holds ScB, AB, ScM and PhD degrees from Brown University in Providence, RI. She is the author/editor of (...)


Tava Olsen

University of Melbourne

Dr. Tava Olsen is Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Director of the Centre for Supply Chain Management, and Head of two departments at the University of Auckland Business School. In November 2022 she will be joining Melbourne Business School as their new Deputy Dean, Academic. Prior to joining Auckland, she was Professor of (...)


Dolores Romero Morales

Copenhagen Business School

Dolores Romero Morales is a Professor in Operations Research at Copenhagen Business School. Her areas of expertise include Data Science, Supply Chain Optimization and Revenue Management. In Data Science she investigates interpretability and visualization matters. In Supply Chain Optimization she works on environmental issues and (...)


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