Robert Cook smiles into the camera.
Graduate Programs Coordinator/Assistant Professor
College of Business and Technology
Management and Marketing
College of Business and Technology
(773) 442-6132
Courses Taught
MNGT 368 Business Statistics
MNGT 377 Production and Operations Management
MNGT 379 Business Analytics
MNGT 402 Applied Business Research
Research Interests
Methodological: Stochastic Dynamic Programming, Approximate Dynamic Programming, Metaheuristics
Application Areas: Disaster Relief Logistics, Health Care Operations Management, Sustainable Operations, Real-time Traffic Management, Military Operations

University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Ph.D. in Operations Management, 2018
M.S. in Operations Management, 2017
B.S. in Operations Management, 2014

Selected Publications

R. A. Cook and E. J. Lodree. Dispatching policies for last-mile distribution with stochastic supply and demand. Cook and Lodree [2017], Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 106:353 – 371.

E. J. Lodree, N. Altay, and R. A. Cook. Staff assignment policies for a mass casualty event queuing network. Lodree et al. [2017] Annals of Operations Research.

(773) 442-6132
Office Hours
Office hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Contact via email or phone for appointment
Main Campus