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Robert Gary Bland

  • Robert Gary Bland
  • Dept: Operations Research and Information Engineering
  • Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Address: 233 Frank HT Rhodes Hall
  • Phone: 607 255-9144
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Professor Robert Bland received B.S. (1969), M.S. (1972) and Ph.D. (1974) degrees from Cornell University. Ph.D. student of D.R. Fulkerson, NSF Graduate Fellow. CORE Postdoctoral Fellow (1975-1977), Guest Professor European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (1976-1977), Sloan Foundation Fellow (1978-1982). Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences at SUNY Binghamton (1974-1978), Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Operations Research at Cornell University 1978- present.

Research Interests

Linear Programming, Combinatorial Optimization

Teaching Interests

Optimization, game theory, mathematics of legislative appointment

Service Interests

Engineering Education, Final Exam Scheduling