Dr. Peter L. Jackson
Peter Jackson. Professor in the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University. B.A. in Economics with Mathematics in 1975 (University of Western Ontario), a M.Sc. in Statistics in 1978 (Stanford University), and a Ph.D. in Operations Research in 1980 (Stanford University). He has served at Cornell since 1980. Currently, he is Director of Graduate Studies for, and a former Director of, the Systems Engineering Program within the Cornell University College of Engineering.
Prof. Jackson’s research interests include production planning and scheduling, inventory control, supply chain management, transportation planning and scheduling, integrated production and transportation planning, and graphical modeling systems. He has published in IIE Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing and Operations Management, Management Science, Mathematical Programming, Mathematics of Operations Research, Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, and Operations Research. Prof. Jackson is active in curriculum development for systems engineering. He is the recipient of several awards for curriculum innovation in addition to numerous student-voted awards for teaching excellence. He is the author of an introductory textbook in systems engineering, Getting Design Right: A Systems Approach.