Management Science and Engineering
Office: Terman 440 | Phone: 650-725-0548 | Fax: 650-723-1614
Email: veinott @ stanford.edu
Arthur Veinott is a Professor of Operations
Research in the Department of Management Science and Engineering
at Stanford University and
has been at Stanford since 1962. He was a founding member of the
Department of Operations Research and served as Chair during 1975-85.
He took a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and a B.A. in Arts and
Science from Lehigh
University in 1956 and an Eng.Sc.D. in Industrial Engineering
(specializing in operations research) from Columbia
University in 1960 under Cyrus Derman. He served in the USAF
as a 1st Lieutenant and Operations Analyst during 1960-62. He spent
sabbatical years at IBM Research-Yorktown Heights (1968-1969), Yale
University (1972-73), and IBM Research-Almaden (1989-90).
His research interests span several areas of
operations research and management science including optimization,
stochastic systems and competitive analysis. He has been most active
in dynamic programming, lattice
programming, network flows
and supply-chain optimization.
He was elected to the National
Academy of Engineering (1986), selected as a Guggenheim
Fellow (1978-79), and elected a Fellow of the Institute
of Mathematical Statistics (1970). He was also elected to Phi
Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi at Lehigh.
He has been active in professional societies
serving as Founding Editor of Mathematics of Operations Research
(1974-1980), Vice President-Publications of the Institute of Management
Sciences (1973-76) and Council Member of both the Institute of Management
Sciences (1971-73) and the Operations Research Society of America