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Irina S. Dolinskaya, Ph. D.
William A. Patterson Junior Chair in Transportation
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University

Technological Institute,
Room M235
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, Illinois 60208
Phone: 847-491-2415
Fax: 847-491-8005

Email: dolira[at]northwestern.edu


Irina Dolinskaya is an assistant professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University. She obtained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida.

Her research interests include operations research with emphasis on large scale and computationally demanding dynamic programming problems, optimal path finding in evolving systems using real-time information, and effective planning under limited information. Applications include problems in humanitarian logistics, optimum vessel performance in evolving nonlinear wavefields, electric vehicle routing, and autonomous navigation for amphibious vehicles.

Dr. Dolinskaya is the winner of the INFORMS Transportation Science & Logistics Society Dissertation Prize. She is also the 2008 recipient of the Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military Applications. Dr. Dolinskaya is actively involved in various leadership and mentorship roles. Her academic achievements and contribution to the university community has been recognized by awarding her the University of Michigan College of Engineering Distinguished Leadership Award in 2008 and Distinguished Achievement Award in 2009.

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