Marius M. Solomon is Professor in the
Information, Operations and Analysis Group at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. He received his PhD in Decision
Sciences from the Wharton School. Professor Solomon has research and
consulting interests in the development and implementation of design, planning
and execution methodologies leading to improved supply chain agility. His
current focus is the development of optimization approaches for time sensitive
aspects of supply chains that benefit a variety of industrial, public and
service sectors. He has published numerous papers dealing with time
constrained vehicle fleet planning, routing and crew scheduling, supply chain
design, and also the management of technologically advanced manufacturing and
warehousing systems. Professor Solomon is also the developer of the
benchmark problem set for vehicle routing with time windows.
He was Chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and a member of the
Subdivisions Committee of INFORMS. He is also past President of
the Transportation Science and Logistics Section of INFORMS. Professor
Solomon serves as Associate Editor of Transportation Science, and
has held the same position at Operations Research. He has
co-chaired or was a member of the Program Committee for TRISTAN III - V
(TRIennial Symposium on Transportation
Analysis) and has been active in the organization of many INFORMS meetings.
Professor Solomon has served as a visiting professor at H.E.C. Montreal,
the Center for Research in Decision Sciences, GERAD, Montreal, and the Center for Research on
Transportation, CRT, Montreal. He has held the "City of Lyon" Visiting Professor Chair at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France. He is also a Visiting
Member of the Research Center, GERAD, Montreal.