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Lecture of Prof. Graham Rand, Lancaster University

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30.03.2011, Room PAM 3, Dept. of Business Administration


Wednesday 30th of March, at 13.30

Room: PAM 3

• Operational Research and Management Science,

• Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Management Science and

• Marketing Analytics.

Short CV of Prof. Graham Rand.

Graham is a Senior Lecturer and has been at Lancaster since 1973, after three years in the OR Department at Cadbury Schweppes.  His degree is in Computational and Statistical Science from Liverpool University.

He was Editor of the Journal of the Operational Research Society from 1991-96, and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Encyclopaedia of Operations Research and Management Science, the second edition of which was published in 2001.

He has been active internationally.  He was Vice-President of IFORS (International Federation of Operational Societies) from 1998-2000.  He has been Chairman of the IFORS' Publications Committee and managing editor of the IFORS' journal, International Transactions of Operational Research. He has also been editor of IFORS' journal, International Abstracts in Operations Research. He edited the proceedings of their 1987 triennial Conference, which was held in Buenos Aires, and chaired the Program Committee for the 1990 Athens conference.  For EURO (the European Association of OR Societies) he was Chairman of the 1995 Gold Medal jury, having served on the 1994 jury, and was a member of the Program Committee for the 1997 conference, held in Barcelona.  He is President-elect of Omega Rho, the International OR Honour Society.  For the American Society, INFORMS, he was on the jury for the prestigious Edelman Prize in 2007 and again in 2011.  He is Book Review editor of INFORMS' journal Interfaces. In 2006 the Operational Research Society made him Companion of Operational Research.

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