Robert Cook smiles to the camera
Assistant Professor; Graduate Programs Coordinator
College of Business and Technology
Management and Marketing
College of Business and Technology
(773) 442-6128
Courses Taught
MNGT 368 Business Statistics
MNGT 377 Production and Operations Management
MNGT 351 Data Visualization and Management
MNGT 379 Business Analytics
MNGT 402 Applied Business Research
MNGT 404 Operations Management
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, Alabama

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.

Room CBT 180
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-6128
Office Hours
Monday and Tuesday: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

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