Photo of David RonenDavid Ronen
Professor of Logistics and Operations Management
Office: 214 Express Scripts Hall ~ Voice: +1 314-516-6126

Degrees Held:
Ph.D. (Business Logistics) The Ohio State University, 1980 
M.S. (Operations Research) Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1972
B.S. (Industrial Engineering & Management) Technion, 1970


  • Areas: Business Logistics, Operations Management, Management Science
  • Courses:
    • LOM 7393 - Special Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    • LOM 5320 - Production and Operations Management
    • LOM 5300 - Statistical Analysis for Management Decisions
    • LOM 3320 - Introduction to Operation Management
    • LOM 3300 - Business Statistics
  • Areas: Application of quantitative analysis tools and information technology to solving practical business logistics management problems
  • Selected Publications:
    • Ship Routing and Scheduling in the New Millennium, European Journal of Operational Research, forthcoming (with M. Christiansen, K. Fagerholt and B. Nygreen)
    • Bulk Ships Routing and Scheduling: Solving Practical Problems May Provide Better Results, Maritime Policy & Management, 40(1), 2013, 48-64 (with K. Fagerholt).
    • The Effect of Oil Price on Containership Speed and Fleet Size, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 62, 2011, 211-216.
    • Tactical Store Delivery Planning, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 59, 2008, 1047-1054 (with C. A. Goodhart). Winner of the 2009 Goodeve Medal (The OR Society).
    • Maritime Transportation, in Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science: Transportation, C. Barnhart and G. Laporte (Eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, 2007, 189-284 (with M. Christiansen, K. Fagerholt and B. Nygreen).
    • Dispatching Continuous Moves, Journal of Transportation Management, 16(2), 2005, 25-37.
    • Ship Routing and Scheduling: Status and Perspectives, Transportation Science, 38(1), 2004, 1-18 (with M. Christiansen and K. Fagerholt).
    • Dispatching Petroleum Products, Operations Research, 43(3), 1995, 379-387.
    • Consolidating and Dispatching Truck Shipments of Mobil Heavy Petroleum Products, Interfaces, 25(2), 1995, 1-17 (with D. O. Bausch and G. G. Brown).
    • Dispatching Shipments at Minimal Cost with Multiple Mode Alternatives, Journal of Business Logistics, 15(1), 1994, 287-303 (with D. O. Bausch and G. G. Brown).
    • Scheduling Ocean Transportation of Crude Oil, Management Science, 33, 1987, 335-346 (with G. G. Brown and G. W. Graves).
    • Real-Time, Wide Area Dispatch of Mobil Tank Trucks, Interfaces,17, 1987, 107-120 (with G. G. Brown, C. J. Ellis and G. W. Graves). Finalist, Franz Edelman award competition (INFORMS).

Other Information:

  • Associate Editor, Interfaces.
  • Member of the Editorial Review Board, Journal of Business Logistics
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Maritime Economics and Logistics