Department Chair, Operations
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1980
M.S., Wayne State University, 1976
M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur, India, 1975
B.E., Engineering College - Jodhpur, India, 1972
Supply chain logistics, the movement of goods from raw materials to finished products, plays a crucial role in business operations. Kamlesh Mathur’s research is focused on the distribution aspects of the supply chain, providing management tools in two key areas. In the first, Kamlesh’s studies look at how efficient routing and scheduling of delivery vehicles used to distribute products can result in substantial savings for companies. His second topic revolves around the question of where to locate claim and service centers for the greatest efficiency and effectiveness.
- Venkateshan, P., Mathur, K. (2011). An Efficient Column-Generation-Based Algorithm for Solving a Pickup-and-Delivery Problem (vol. 38, issue 12, pp. 1647-1655). Computers & Operations Research.
- Venkateshan, P., Mathur, K., Ballou, R. (2010). Locating and Staffing Service Centers Under Service Level (vol. 201, issue 1, pp. 55-70). European Journal of Operations Resaerch.
Academic and Professional Activities
- Institute for Operations Research and management Science. 1980 - Present
- Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Business Logistics, 2013 - Present
- Faculty Director, EMBA Program, 2011 - Present
- Committee Chair, Department Chair, 2007 - Present