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James B Orlin

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Fields  Operations research
Name  James Orlin

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Born  April 19, 1953 (age 62) (1953-04-19)
Institutions  MIT Sloan School of Management
Alma mater  University of Pennsylvania (BS 1974) California Institute of Technology (MS 1976) Stanford University (PhD 1981)
Books  Network Flows: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications
Education  Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania
People also search for  Ravindra K. Ahuja, Thomas L. Magnanti, Arthur Fales Veinott

Doctoral advisor  Arthur Fales Veinott
Notable awards  INFORMS Fellow (2006)
Doctoral students  Charu C. Aggarwal

James B. Orlin

James Berger Orlin (born April 19, 1953) is an American operations researcher, the Edward Pennell Brooks Professor in Management and Professor of Operations Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.



Orlin did his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1974. He earned a master's degree in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology in 1976, and a Ph.D. in operations research from Stanford University in 1981 under the supervision of Arthur Fales Veinott, Jr. He joined the MIT faculty as an assistant professor in 1979, and became the Brooks Professor in 1998.

Selected works

He is the author of the book Network Flows: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications (with Thomas L. Magnanti and Ravindra K. Ahuja, Prentice Hall, 1993), for which he and his co-authors were the recipients of the 1993 Frederick W. Lanchester Prize of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Honors and awards

He is also a Fellow of INFORMS and a Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow, MIT's highest teaching honor.


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