ORIE PhD Reunion / Jack Muckstadt Retirement Celebration

2012 ORIE Ph.D. Reunion Symposium

  • From “The University on the Hill” to “The Mansion on the Hill”
    Howard (“Howie”) Singer, Senior Vice President, Chief Strategic Technologist, Warner Music Group
  • Important Problems in Defense Analysis
    Andrew Loerch, Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired), Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University
  • The Roles for a University in Economic Development
    Charles Sox, Head, Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Operations Management, University Chair of Manufacturing Management, University of Alabama
  • The Magical Powers of 2
    Robin Roundy, Professor, Mathematics Department, Brigham Young University
  • Analysis of Tailored Base-Surge Policies in Dual Sourcing Inventory Systems
    Ganesh Janakiraman, Associate Professor of Operations Management, Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas.
  • A Walk through the Sciences of Disaster Preparedness
    Nathaniel Hupert, MD MPH, Associate Professor of Public Health and Medicine, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College; Senior Medical Advisor, Preparedness Modeling Unit, Health and Economics Modeling Unit, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • The Power of Delayed Distribution – Real-time Information, Models, Algorithms and Implementation
    Retsef Levi, J. Spencer Standish (1945) Professor of Management, Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Sloan School of Management, MIT
  • The Value of Multi-Echelon Models
    Peter Jackson, Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University


After 38 years as a member of the ORIE faculty, Jack Muckstadt, the Acheson-Laibe Professor of Engineering, has announced his retirement.
Please join the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and the College of Engineering to celebrate Jack’s dedication and leadership in the coming year.

Schedule of Events
Thursday 10/25/12                               
7-9 pm     Wine & Cheese Reception with Jack
    (Cornell Golf Course)

Friday 10/26/12
9:30 am         Welcome
10:30 am       Poster Session with Current ORIE PhDs
12:00 pm       Lunch
1:30 pm         Symposium
7:00 pm         Celebration Dinner (Ithaca Country Club)

Saturday 10/27/12
9:30 am        Walking Tour of Sapsucker Woods
11:00 am       ORIE Tailgate Party
12:30 pm       Football Game: Cornell vs. Princeton

All activities are free of charge.


Hotel Information
October 25-28, 2012
Reservations must be made by September 21, 2012
All blocks reserved under “ORIE-Jack Muckstadt Retirement”
Check in: 3:00 p.m.
Check out: 12 noon

Best Western University Inn (10 rooms)
$149.00 single/double occupancy per night plus tax
1020 Ellis Hollow Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Country Inn and Suites (10 rooms)
$179.00 single/double occupancy per night plus tax
$15 for each additional adult (18+)
1100 Danby Road, Route 96B
Ithaca, NY 14850

Econolodge (20 rooms)
$159.00 single/double occupancy per night plus tax
$15 for each additional adult (18+)
2303 North Triphammer Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

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