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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney

Eugene M. Isenberg Chair in Integrative Studies; PhD Coordinator in Management Science; Director, Virtual Center for Supernetworks

Operations & Information Management

Education

PhD, Brown University, 1983
ScM, Brown University, 1980
ScB, Brown University, 1977
AB, Brown University, 1977

Professional Experience

Conference Co-organizer, 3rd, 4th, and 5th International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters, Kalamata, Greece;, 2017, 2019, 2021 (virtual)
Conference Co-organizer, Dynamics of Disasters, Kalamata, Greece, 6-7/2015
Guest Professor, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria, 3/2013
Instructor, Office of Continuing Executive Education, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009
Conference Organizer, Humanitarian Logistics: Networks for Africa, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Lake Como, Italy, 3/2008
Fulbright Distinguished Faculty Chair in Economics, SOWI Business School, University of Innsbruck, Austria, 3/2002-7/2002

Academic Appointments

Eugene M. Isenberg Chair in Integrative Studies, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, 2021-Present
Board of Directors, Kyiv School of Economics, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2020-Present
International Academic Board, Kyiv School of Economics, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2018-Present
Director - Virtual Center for Supernetworks, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, 2001-Present
John F. Smith Memorial Professor, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, 1998-2021
Summer Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, 2017 & 2018
Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 2015-2016 Trinity Term
Visiting Professor Operations Management, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 2012, 2013, 2014
Science Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, 2005-2006

Recent Honors / Awards

Harold Larnder Prize, awarded annually by the Canadian Operational Research Society to an individual who has achieved international distinction in operational research, 2020
Constantin Caratheodory Prize of the International Society of Global Optimization, awarded at WCGO 2019, July 8-10, in Metz, France (Biannual Award), 2019
Network Science Society Fellow, Elected in 2019
INFORMS Volunteer Service Award for Distinguished Service., 2016
University Medal, University of Catania, Italy, 2014
INFORMS Fellow, elected for outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences, 2013
Notable Computing Article Published in 2013 – ACM Computing Reviews, 2013
Elected to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013
Walter Isard Award for distinguished scholar achievements in Regional Science, 2012
Spotlight Scholar Award, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2012
Research Excellence Award, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011-2012
Certificate of Appreciation, 65th Public Affairs Operations Center, Massachusetts\Army National Guard, 2012
Jane F. Garvey Transportation Leadership Award from the Institute of Transportation Engineers, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011
Certificate in Appreciation of Outstanding Service INFORMS Northeastern Regional Conference, 2011
The Ernst & Young Inclusive Excellence Award for Accounting and Business School Faculty, 2010

Research Interests

Transportation and Logistics
Supply Chain Networks
Industry Applications to Healthcare, Food, and Fashion
Network Systems, including Energy, Economic and Financial Ones
Network Performance, Robustness, and Resiliency
Sustainability and Environmental Issues and Policies
Humanitarian Logistics
Cybersecurity
Future Internet Architectures
Game theory, Network theory, Dynamical systems, Variational inequalities, and Optimization

Teaching Interests

Doctoral
  • Management Science - Optimization and Decision-making
  • Dynamical Systems and Networks
  • Advanced Topics in Transportation and Logistics
  • Topics in Supply Chain Management
Masters
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Networks
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Humanitarian Logistics and Healthcare
Undergraduate
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Networks
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Humanitarian Logistics and Healthcare

Selected Publications

International human migration networks under regulations (Anna Nagurney with P. Daniele) (2020),         in press in the European Journal of Operational Research.

Global supply chain networks and tariff rate quotas: Equilibrium analysis with application toagricultural products (Anna Nagurney with D. Besik and L.S. Nagurney) (2019), Journal of Global Optimization, 75, 439-460.

Tariffs and quotas in world trade: A unified variational inequality framework (Anna Nagurney with D.  Besik and M. Yu) (2019), European Journal of Operational Research, 275(1), 347-360.

How to increase the impact of disaster relief: a study of transportation rates, frameworkagreements and product distribution  (Anna Nagurney with T. Gossler, T. Wakolbinger, and P. Daniele) (2019),European Journal of Operational Research, 274(1), 126-141.

A Network Economic Game Theory Model of a Service-Oriented Internet with Price and Quality Competition in Both Content and Network Provision (with S. Saberi and T. Wolf) (2014), Service Science, 6(4), 1-24.

Competitive Food Supply Chain Networks with Application to Fresh Produce (with M. Yu) (2013), European Journal of Operational Research, 224(2), 273-282.

Supply Chain Networks with Global Outsourcing and Quick-Response Production Under Demand and Cost Uncertainty (with Z. Liu) (2013), Annals of Operations Research, 208(1), 251-281.

Networks Against Time: Supply Chain Analytics for Perishable Products (with M. Yu, A. H. Masoumi, and L. S. Nagurney), Springer Science + Business Media, New York, NY, 2013.

Fragile Networks: Identifying Vulnerabilities and Synergies in an Uncertain World (with Q. Qiang), John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2009.