Faculty – Kamlesh Mathur

Kamlesh Mathur - Professor, Operations
Faculty Director, Business Analytics
Department Chair, Operations
Professor, Operations

Peter B. Lewis Building 329
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

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, Mathur’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.

PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1980
MS, Wayne State University, 1976
MTech, Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur, India, 1975
BE, Engineering College - Jodhpur, India, 1972

Initially Appointed: 1980

Interests and Courses

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Selected Publications

  • Venkateshan, P., Mathur, K. (2015).
    A heuristic for the Multisource Weber Problem with Service Level Constraints Transportation Science.
  • 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
  • Committee Member, President's Committee on Promotion and Tenure, 2015 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Business Logistics, 2013 - Present
  • Faculty Director, EMBA Program, 2011 - 2013
  • Committee Chair, Department Chair, 2007 - Present