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Professor Anna Nagurney


February 17, 2024

A video of the presentaation at UMass Amherst by Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov, President, Kyiv School of Economics, was added to the site.

Media coverage of President Mylovanov's visit to UMass was posted.

February 13, 2024

A collage of photos from the visit to UMass Amherst by Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov, President, Kyiv School of Economics, was added to the site.

February 6, 2024

The University of Massachusetts Amherst - Kyiv School of Economics partnership is featured in the Kyiv School of Economics 2023 war time report.

January 27, 2024

Professor Anna Nagurney's Letter-to-the-Editor, Thanks for the uplifting, terrific local journalism, was published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

January 24, 2024

The article, Food Security and Multicommodity Agricultural International Trade: Quantifying Optimal Consumer Subsidies for Nutritional Needs, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been published in the International Transactions in Operational Research.

January 21, 2024

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed by Chris Baraniuk for the BBC Future article, Red Sea crisis: What it takes to reroute the world's biggest cargo ships on a 4,000 mile detour.

January 16, 2024

Publication information was updated for Downloadable Articles.

January 12, 2024

The interview by Gregor Gowans, Discussing labour markets and supply chain resilience with Professor Anna Nagurney, was published on trans.info.

January 9, 2024

The Conferences page was updated.

December 30, 2023

The Downloadable Articles page was updated.

December 27, 2023

To celebrate the achievements of the Center Director and the Center Associates, the 2023 Congratulations and Kudos page was added to the site.

The Conferences page was updated.

December 26, 2023

The Fall 2023 issue of the Supernetwork Sentinel is now online.

Photos of December Center Activities were added to Photos of Center Activities.

The Downloadable Articles page was updated.

The Supernetworks Laboratory for Computation and Visualization page was moved to Archive.

December 14, 2023

The Conferences page was updated.

December 12, 2023

Professors Anna and Ladimer Nagurney's Letter-to-the-Editor, In U.S. national interest to support Ukraine, was published in today's Daily Hampshire Gazette.

December 6, 2023

The Conferences page was updated.

November 29, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted extensively in the article by Nathan M Greenfield, Partnership with US scholars helps keep Ukraine HE alive, published in University World News.

UMass Amherst issued a News Release, NAGURNEY PUBLISHES PAPER ON ECONOMIC IMPACT OF WAR IN UKRAINE ON GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEMS.

The article, In Memoriam: Urmila Pyakurel (1980 - 2023), by Tanka Nath Dhamala and Anna Nagurney, was published in Operations Research Forum.

November 24, 2023

A photo of Center Associates at the 2023 DSI Annual Conference was added to Photos of Center Activities.

November 18, 2023

The article, Ukraine – Addressing the domestic humanitarian crisis and the effects of the war on global food systems, by Oleg Nivievskyi and Anna Nagurney was published by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Food and Humanitarian Crises: Science and Policies for Prevention and Mitigation Proceedings of the Working Group 9-10 May 2023 Joachim von Braun, Bettina Iseli, Maximo Torero, Peter Turkson (eds.) Scripta Varia 154, LEV, Vatican City, 2024.

November 15, 2023

The Slides to the 2023 DSI Annual Conference presentation, Multicommodity International Agricultural Trade Network Equilibrium: Competition for Limited Production and Transportation Capacity Under Disaster Scenarios with Implications for Food Security, by Anna Nagurney, Dana Hassani, Oleg Nivievskyi, and Pavlo Martyshev have been posted.

November 14, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney participated in a Homeland Security Today Virtual Conversation, Today’s Global Conflicts & U.S. Supply Chain Vulnerabilities.

November 8, 2023

The UMass Amherst News Office issued a release, ISENBERG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND KYIV SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS CELEBRATE PARTNERSHIP, INTRODUCE FOUR EXCHANGE STUDENTS CAMPUS COMMUNITY, on the INFORMS Student Chapter Event.

The Conferences page was updated.

November 6, 2023

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian published an article on the INFORMS Chapter Event, Isenberg School of Management hosts panel with Ukrainian exchange students.

November 3, 2023

The article, Multicommodity International Agricultural Trade Network Equilibrium: Competition for Limited Production and Transportation Capacity Under Disaster Scenarios with Implications for Food Security, by Anna Nagurney, Dana Hassani, Oleg Nivievskyi, and Pavlo Martyshev, has been accepted for publication in the European Journal of Operational Research.

November 1, 2023

The slidedeck from Professor Anna Nagurney's presnetation, Agricultural Supply Chain Networks: From Trade to Resilience, at Carnegie Mellon University has been added to the site.

October 26, 2023

The article, Food Security and Multicommodity Agricultural International Trade: Quantifying Optimal Consumer Subsidies for Nutritional Needs, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in the International Transactions in Operational Research.

October 25, 2023

The article, A Multicommodity Spatial Price Equilibrium Model with Exchange Rates and Non-Tariff Measures for Agri-Food International Trade, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Elena Besedina, has been published online in Operations Research Forum.

October 20, 2023

A Photo Collage from the INFORMS Annual Meeting was added to this site.

October 10, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the Springfield Republican/Masslive article, Continued Ukraine support crucial to Ukrainian-American community in Pioneer Valley.

October 7, 2023

A Photo Collage from the UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Meeting Tune-UP was added to this site.

October 6, 2023

Slide decks for the INFORMS Annual Meeting Presentations of the Conter Director and Center Associates have been added to visuals.

September 24, 2023

Photos from the UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter Seminar by Professor Hari Balasubramanian of the UMass MIE epartment were added to this site.

September 18, 2023

The article, A Multicommodity Spatial Price Equilibrium Model with Exchange Rates and Non-Tariff Measures for Agri-Food International Trade, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Elena Besedina, has been accepted for publication in Operations Research Forum.

September 8, 2023

Photos from the International Conference on Optimization and Decision Science, ODS 2023, held in Ischia. Italy, September 4-7, 2023, have been posted.

Slides from the ODS presentation, Efficient Last-Mile Delivery using UAVs: A Variational Inequality Approach for Optimizing Supply Chain Management, by Gabriella Colajanni, Patrizia Daniele, and Anna Nagurney.

September 7, 2023

The article, Centralized Supply Chain Network Optimization with UAV-based Last Mile Deliveries, by Gabriella Colajanni, Patrizia Daniele, and Anna Nagurney, has been published in Transportation Research C.

August 24, 2023

An article by Professors Anna Nagurney and Shivani Shukla is mentioned in, My Biggest Worry about Generative AI: A summer chat about ChatGPT, INFORMS Analytics Magazine.

The Media page was updated.

August 22, 2023

The article, Centralized Supply Chain Network Optimization with UAV-based Last Mile Deliveries, by Gabriella Colajanni, Patrizia Daniele, and Anna Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in Transportation Research C.

August 17, 2023

The Media page was updated.

August 10, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Defense Critical Supply Chain Networks and Risk Management with the Inclusion of Labor: Dynamics and Quantification of Performance and the Ranking of Nodes and Links, is now In Press in Handbook for Management of Threats: Security and Defense, Resilience and Optimal Strategies, Konstantinos Balomenos, Major Antonios Fytopoulos, and Panos Pardalos, Editors, Springer Nature, 2023.

July 31, 2023

The article, Exchange Rates and Multicommodity International Trade: Insights from Spatial Price Equilibrium Modeling with Policy Instruments via Variational Inequalities, by Anna Nagurney, Dana Hassani, Oleg Nivievskyi, and Pavlo Martyshev, has been published in the Journal of Global Optimization.

July 20, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney's commentary, Why Russia pulled out of its grain deal with Ukraine – and what that means for the global food system, was published in The Conversation.

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed on Moore In The Morning on Newstalk 1010, Toronto, Canada.

July 18, 2023

Photos from the IFORS 2023 conference, held in Santiago, Chile, July 10-14, 2023, have been posted.

July 12, 2023

Photos from the Dynamics of Disasters conference, held in Piraeus, Greece, July 3-6, 2023, have been posted.

June 29, 2023

The Center Director is looking forward to several international upcoming conferences and to seeing Center Associates as well as other conferees. Wishing everyone safe travels.

June 24, 2023

The Spring 2023 issue of the Supernetwork Sentinel is now online.

June 18, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney's Commentary, To Plant or Not to Plant? For Ukrainian Farmers, It’s Life or Death, has been published in The Messenger Opinion.

June 8, 2023

Photos from the Innovations in Immigration Analytics workshop, held at WPI on June 2, 2023, have been posted.

June 1, 2023

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Gabriella Colajanni of the University of Catania as a new Center Associate and look forward to working with her.

May 26, 2023

Photos from the 33rd Annual POMS Conference and the Isenberg School of Management Senior Barbecue were added to Photos of Center Activities.

May 11, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney's Letter-to-the-Editor, Scholars from Ukraine, UMass find common ground, was published in the Springfield Republican.

May 8, 2023

The article, Exchange Rates and Multicommodity International Trade: Insights from Spatial Price Equilibrium Modeling with Policy Instruments via Variational Inequalities, by Anna Nagurney, Dana Hassani, Oleg Nivievskyi, and Pavlo Martyshev, has been accepted for publication in Journal of Global Optimization.

May 7. 2023

Photos from the visit to UMass by Dr. Tymofii Brik, Rector, Kyiv School of Economics were added to Centerphotos.

The Conferences page was updated.

May 3, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the CITY A.M. article, A kernel of grain is driving a wedge through Europe’s response to Ukraine.

The Media page was updated.

April 27, 2023

On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, a symposium to celebrate 1 Year of the UMass Amherst - KSE Partnership will take place virtually from 9-11 EDT. It will begin with remarks by KSE Rector Tymofii Brik, administrators at UMass, and Professor Anna Nagurney, followed by 4 panels on themes: Agricultural Supply Chains in Ukraine in Wartime, Networks and Collaborations,  Conducting Research and Education in Wartime and Addressing Major Challenges in Ukraine in Wartime: From Disability Rights to Disinformation. Panelists will be Scholars in Ukraine supported by the partnership and the panels will be moderated by UMass Faculty Hosts.

Symposium registration: https://www.umass.edu/ipo/event/celebrating-the-umass-%26-kse-partnership%3A-1-year-of-collaboration

April 14, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney's commentary, After One Year of War, How Is Ukraine Managing?, was published in Industry Week.

April 6, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney participated in the INFORMS Webinar Analyzing America's Supply Chains on April 5, 2023.

April 1, 2023

Photos from the UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter Seminar by Professor Arzum Akkas were added to the site.

March 23, 2023

The article, International migrant flows: Coalition formation among countries and social welfare, by Professors Mauro Passacantando, Fabio Raciti, and Anna Nagurney, published in the EURO Journal on Computational Optimization, is available online.

March 19, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the INFORMS podcast, How is Ukraine Managing One Year After the Russian Invasion?

March 17, 2023

Photos from PanOptiC 2023, the Workshop in Honor of Professor Panos Pardalos, University of Florida - Gainesville, March 9-10, 2023, were posted.

March 6, 2023

The Media page was updated.

March 1, 2023

The Media page was updated.

February 25, 2023

The article, A three-stage stochastic optimization model integrating 5G technology and UAVs for disaster management, by Gabriella Colajanni, Patrizia Daniele, Anna Nagurney, Ladimer S. Nagurney, and Daniele Sciacca, has been published in the Journal of Global Optimization.

February 23, 2023

Yesterday, it was a pleasure to help host Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov, President, Kyiv School of Economics (KSE), Kyiv, Ukraine on his visit to UMass Amherst. Many thanks to Dr. Kalpen Trivedi, Vice Provost for Global Affairs, and to his International Programs Office staff,for doing an outstanding job in support of this important visit. Thanks also to the Deans, Center Directors, other administrators and faculty who have supported the UMass Amherst - KSE partnership, which was established during the war, and who met with Dr. Mylovanov yesterday. On February 24, 2023 we mark the anniversary of the major invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Photos of his visit were added to Photos of Center Activities. Kudos to UMass Amherst - we are now providing support to 15 Virtual Scholars in Ukraine who are matched with faculty at UMass. 9 are matched with Isenberg School faculty; 5 are matched with Social and Behavioral Sciences faculty and 1 Virtual Scholar is matched with a faculty member in the Mathematics and Statistics department.

February 7, 2023

As UMass Amherst begins its Spring 2023 Semester, we welcome all back and hope everyone has a safe and productive term.

Our thoughts and prayers are with those in Turkey and Syria who have been affected by yesterday's earthquake!

February 1, 2023

The IISE Operations Research Podcast, OR for Social Good: Episode 3 with Professor Anna Nagurney, is now available.

January 24, 2023

Professors Anna and Ladimer Nagurney's Letter-to-the-Editor, Appreciate Column on Ukraine, appeared in today's Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Publication information was update on Downloadable Articles.

January 19, 2023

The Media page was updated.

January 11, 2023

The Conferences page was updated.

January 5, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the Inside Higher Ed article, War Upends Plans for Kyiv Campus.

January 3, 2023

Professor Anna Nagurney's book, Labor and Supply Chain Networks, has been published by Springer.

The video of Professor Anna Nagurney's IFORS Distinguished Lecture, Human Migration Networks: How Operations Research Can Assist with Refugees and Supply Chain Labor Shortages, has been posted to YouTube.

January 2, 2023

The Fall 2022 issue of the Supernetwork Sentinel is now online.

January 1, 2023

Happy New Year to all!

December 28, 2022

Photos from CLAIO 2022 have been added to Photos of Center Activities.

December 26, 2022

The Center Director celebrates the successes of the Center and its Associates during 2022. See Congratulations and Kudos!

December 19, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney and the UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter Officers were interviewed for ORMS Tomorrow article, Spotlight Interview with UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter.

The Media page was updated.

December 15, 2022

Professor Ladimer Nagurney is quoted in the Business Insider article, Emergency-response technology with a 5G upgrade is having an impact in places like hurricane-battered Florida.

December 13, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney delivered the IFORS Distinguished Lecture, Human Migration Networks: How Operations Research Can Assist with Refugees and Supply Chain Labor Shortages, at CLAIO, Buenos AIres, Argentina.

December 10, 2022

The Conferences page was updated.

December 5, 2022

The Isenberg School of Management has published an article, Supporting Ukraine Through Academic Partnership, describing the partnership between the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Kyiv School of Economics. The article also includes a writeup about the welcome event for Virtual Scholars in Ukraine, who have been matched with faculty hosts at the Isenberg School of Management. The Virtual Scholar program is part of this very special partnership. The Center Director was honored to organize the welcome event. We wish the scholars and their faculty hosts rewarding collaborations. Many thanks to all who provided support!

The Media page was updated.

December 3, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was featured in the Isenberg School of Management Faculty Friday Video.

The Media page was updated.

November 28, 2022

The Media page was updated.

November 5, 2022

The Media page was updated.

October 29, 2022

Publication information on the Downloadable Articles page was updated.

October 26, 2022

The Conferences page was updated.

October 24, 2022

Photos from the the Stella Dafermos Prize Ceremony at the INFORMS 2022 Annual Meeting were added to Photos of Center Activities.

October 23, 2022

Photos from the the INFORMS 2022 Annual Meeting were added to Photos of Center Activities.

October 18, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was honored to present the first Stella Dafermos Mid-Career Award, awarded by the INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society, to dr.ir. N.A.H. (Niels) Agatz of the Department of Technology and Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam. Visuals from the award ceremony.

October 17, 2022

The INFORMS Annual Meeting is being held in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 16-19, 2022. The Center Director, Professor Anna Nagurney, has written a blogpost previewing the conference.

Slidedecks from the presentations of the Center Director and Center Associates are available on Visuals.

October 8, 2022

Photos from the retirement party for Dr. Bob Nakosteen were added to Photos of Center Activities.

Publication information on the Downloadable Articles page was updated.

October 1, 2022

Professor Nagurney was interviewed on Western Mass News for the story Hurricane Ian could have impact on supply chain issues.

September 28, 2022

Photos from the conference, The Independence War in Ukraine: Global Implications, and dinner, The Present and Future of the Country, were added to Photos of Center Activities.

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, In the End, It’s All About People, from ORMS Today, was added to the site.

September 23, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Operations Research for the Recovery and Reconstruction of Ukraine, will appear in the October 2022 issue of ORMS Today.

September 21, 2022

On Saturday, September 17, 2022, the Center Director, Professor Anna Nagurney, and Center Associate, Professor Ladimer Nagurney, attended a conference, The Independence War in Ukraine: Global Implications, and dinner, The Present and Future of the Country, sponsored by the Kyiv School of Economics, Razom for Ukraine, and United24, at the Harvard Club in New York City. The event is described in a blogpost.

September 8, 2022

Professor Nagurney has written a blogpost recapping the Optimization and Decision Science conference, which took place August 30-September 2, 2022 in beautiful Firenze, Italy. She thanks the Co-Chairs of the conference - Professor Fabio Schoen and Professor Paola Cappanera for the outstanding hospitality and the excellence of the scientific program.

Photos from the conference have been added to Centerphotos.

The Media page was updated.

August 26, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney's presentation, Labor and Supply Chain Networks: It’s All About People, prepared for the International Conference on Optimization and Decision Science, Firenze, Italy was posted.

Professor Anna Nagurney was quoted the Jacksonville (FL) Today article by Brendan Rivers, JEA ready for peak hurricane season despite supply chain challenges.

August 21, 2022

The Conferences page was updated.

August 15, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney's Letter to the Editor, Ukraine's Students, was published in The New York Times.

August 10, 2022

The Conferences page was updated.

August 1, 2022

The article, An Integrated Multitiered Supply Chain Network Model of Competing Agricultural Firms and Processing Firms: The Case of Fresh Produce and Quality, by Professors Deniz Besik, Anna Nagurney, and Pritha Dutta, has been accepted for publication in the European Journal of Operational Research.

July 24, 2022

The Spring 2022 isssue of the Supernetwork Sentinel has been posted.

July 23, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the UMass press release, UMASS AMHERST ESTABLISHES PARTNERSHIP WITH UKRAINE’S KYIV SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS.

July 13, 2922

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed by Savannah Maher for the segment, Global production of wheat, corn declining, increasing hunger risk, Marketplace, July 12, 2022.

The Media page was updated.

July 5, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed by Karen Kroll as part of the article POP QUIZ: Supply Chain Educators
Answer Pressing Questions
, Inbound Logistics, June 2022.

July 1, 2022

Professor Nagurney in interviewed by Andrea Day for Supply chain disruptions cause ongoing shortages nationwide,
The News with Shepard Smith on CNBC.

June 28, 2022

The Conferences page was updated.

June 22, 2022

Professor Nagurney in interviewed for Global Food Prices Are at A Record High on The Takeaway.

June 20, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the Associate Press article, EXPLAINER: How did Russia-Ukraine war trigger a food crisis?, by Kelvin Chan and Paul Wiseman.

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the Onserver article, There’s a Tampon Shortage, and Everything from Drought to War in Ukraine is to Blame.

June 18, 2022

The article, Resilience of Supply Chain Networks to Labor Disruptions, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Alireza Ermagun, has been published in Resilience Findings.

June 16, 2022

Slides from Professor Anna Nagurney's presentation, Supply Chain Networks, Labor, and Resilience, to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee were posted.

June 7, 2022

The video of Professor Anna Nagurney's Financial Computing and Analytics Group Seminar at University College London, Labor and Supply Chain Networks, has been added to Youtube. She thanks Professor Paolo Barucca, her host.

June 4, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Defense Critical Supply Chain Networks and Risk Management with the Inclusion of Labor: Dynamics and Quantification of Performance and the Ranking of Nodes and Links, has been accepted for publication in the Handbook for Management of Threats, Security and Defense, Resilience and Optimal Strategies, Konstantinos Balomenos, Antonios Fytopoulos, and Panos Pardalos, Editors, Springer Nature.

June 3, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the North America Regional Science Council (NARSC) NEWS June 2022 issue.

June 1, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney presented, Labor and Supply Chain Networks, in the Financial Computing and Analytics Group Seminar, Department of Computer Science, University College London.

May 20, 2022

Two Letters to the Editor, written by Professors Anna and Ladimer Nagurney, were published: Grateful to McGovern, Daily Hampshire Gazette, May 9, 2022 and Russia now commits genocide, Republican and Masslive.com, April 7, 2022.

May 13, 2022

Photos from the Isenberg School of Management Doctoral Robing Ceremony were added to Photos of Center Activities.

May 5, 2022

The article, A Multiperiod Supply Chain Network Optimization Model with Investments in Labor Productivity Enhancements in an Era of COVID-19 and Climate Change, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been published in Operations Research Forum.

April 30, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was proud to participate in the Shevchenko Scientific Society Expertise-a-thon for Ukraine. A video of her presentation, Supernetworks and Ukraine, has been added to the site. Slides from her presentation were also added to the site.

April 23, 2022

Presentations from the 2022 POMS Conference have been added to Visuals.

April 16, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the article, Global hunger crisis looms as war in Ukraine sends food prices soaring, in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and quoted in the Observer article, How the Global Food Shortage Helps US Farmers.

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the segment, Global food prices hit record high in March following invasion of Ukraine, on Canada Tonight.

The Media and Audio/Video pages were updated.

April 15, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney of UMass Amherst and Professor Timothy Lowe of the U of Iowa delivered the INFORMS Webinar, How Supply Chain Disruptions are Impacting our Food Supply and Creating Food Insecurity.

April 6, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney's OpEd, Ukraine will need ‘Marshall Plan’ to address human toll of war, was published in the Chicago Sun Times.

Professor Anna Nagurney was featured in the Isenberg School of Management news article, Isenberg Professor Shares Expertise on War on Ukraine.

March 28, 2022

The Center Director, Professor Anna Nagurney, and the Center Associates congratulate Doctoral Student Center Associate Mojtaba Salarpour who successfully defended his Doctoral Dissertation today. The abstract of his dissertation is posted on Dissertations. Photos from the defense are on Photos of Center Activities.

March 23, 2022

The article, A Bandwidth Auction Mechanism to Enable Affordable Internet Access, by Luis Andres Marentes, Sergio Cabrales, Tilman Wolf, Anna Nagurney, and Yezid Donoso, is forthcoming in Netnomics.

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the NY Times article, Russian Sanctions Snarl Shipping Even as Pandemic Pressure Eases.

March 21, 2022

The article, Attracting International Migrant Labor: Investment Optimization to Alleviate Supply Chain Labor Shortages, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been published in Operations Research Perspectives and is available Open Access.

March 17, 2022

Professors Anna Nagurney, Paul Gregory, and Paul Becker are interviewed on the John Batchelor Show for #Ukraine:
The Kyiv School of Economics is open for business under fire
. Part I - Part II

The Journals page was updated.

March 16, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney is interviewed by INFORMS for Providing Support to Ukraine: Humanitarian Aid and Food Supply Chain Support.

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the NY Times article, No Ikea Shelves, No Levis: The Retail Exodus From Russia Is On.

March 8, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed by the Associated Press for 2 articles, Russian war in world’s ‘breadbasket’ threatens food supply and Economic dangers from Russia’s invasion ripple across globe.

Professor Nagurney was interviewed live on Moore in the Morning, CFRB NewsTalk 1010, Toronto, Ontario.

March 1, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the WWLP TV segment, Concerns over cyber attacks amid Ukraine Russia crisis, and for the Masslive article, ‘I fear a cultural genocide’; Ukrainians in Western Mass. watch, worry and help.

February 23, 2022

The article, Spatial Price Equilibrium Networks with Flow-Dependent Arc Multipliers, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Deniz Besik, has been accepted for publication in Optimization Letters.

February 18, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the segment, Getting Answers: Supply chain problems, on Western Mass News.

February 13, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Heading into the third year of the pandemic, the US blood supply is at a 10-year low, was published in The Conversation

February 5, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Optimization of Investments in Labor Productivity in Supply Chain Networks, has been published in the International Transactions in Operational Research.

February 2, 2022

The Center Director celebrates the successes of the Center and its Associates during 2021. See Congratulations and Kudos!

January 28, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the article, The supply chain is eating up random items at Greenville grocery stores, here's why, in the Greenville (SC) News.

We would like to wish everyone a wonderful new academic semester, rich with learning, exciting educational experiences, and impactful research! And, most importantly, in the pandemic, take care and stay safe!

January 21, 2022

The UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter has announced its Spring 2022 Speaker Series. For details, see the poster.

January 15, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney is interviewed on the NECN segment, What to Know About Insurance Coverage for At-Home COVID Tests. She is also quoted in the 2022 Food and Beverage Industry Outlook in January 2022 Food Processing.

January 7, 2022

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for Sick Calls Amid COVID Surge Exacerbate Labor Shortage, NBC 10 and appeared on WBZ. Links on Audio/Video.

January 2, 2022

Wishing all a happy, prosperous, and healthy New Year! Thanks for all your support!

December 30, 2021

The Conferences page was updated.

December 27, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the L.I.N.K. Educate podcast, Supply Chain Disruptions Transforms Education.

December 13, 2021

The article, Supply Chain Networks, Wages, and Labor Productivity: Insights from Lagrange Analysis and Computations, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Global Optimization.

December 7, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was quoted in the article, President Focusing on Food Supply Chains, that was printed in National Hog Farmer and Farm Progress. For details, see Media.

November 30, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was quoted in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette article, Grim outlook for gravestone manufacturers amid supply chain squeeze.

Professor Anna Nagurney's article in The Conversation was reprinted as What’s the best way to spend the $1.2 trillion in the infrastructure bill? on fastcompany.com

November 26, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for an INFORMS Podcast, The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen, and WSOC. Details on Audio/Video page.

November 18, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, A Multiperiod Supply Chain Network Optimization Model with Investments in Labor Productivity Enhancements in an Era of COVID-19 and Climate Change, has been accepted for publication in Operations Research Forum.

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Got $1.2T to invest in roads and other infrastructure? Here’s how to figure out how to spend it wisely, was published in The Conversation.

November 17, 2021

Professor Nagurney delivered the Mathematics Colloquium, Supply Chain Game Theory Network Models for Disaster Relief, at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.

November 16, 2021

Professor Nagurney was interviewed for 2 segments on Boston25News, Supply chain backlog affecting holiday shopping for local small businesses, and 25 Investigates: Tips to navigate soaring cost of toys this holiday season.

November 14, 2021

The Fall 2021 isssue of the Supernetwork Sentinel has been posted.

November 13, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Optimization of Investments in Labor Productivity in Supply Chain Networks, has been accepted for publication in the International Transactions in Operational Research.

November 11, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney will present the Mathematics Colloqium, Supply Chain Game Theory Network Models for Disaster Relief, at the US Naval Academy on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

November 7, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was the Faculty Speaker at the UMass Amherst Chancellor's Donor Appreciation Breakfast. The slide deck of her presentation, From Supernetworks to Supply Chains in the Pandemic, was added to this site. Photos of the event were added to the site.

Photos of Center Activities were updated to include photos from the INFORMS 2021 Annual Meeting.

November 5, 2021

Links to the 6th International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters and EURO 2022 were added to Conferences.

October 25, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was honored today to deliver the tutorial, Game Theory and the COVID-19 Pandemic, virtually at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Anaheim. A video of the presentation, the slide deck, and a preprint of the published tutorial have been posted.

October 22, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Wage-Dependent Labor and Supply Chain Networks in the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond, has been accepted for publication in Analysis, Geometry, Nonlinear Optimization and Applications.

October 18, 2021

Today it was officially announced at the Transportation Science and Logistics Society virtual business meeting that Professor Stella Dafermos will be honored with the Stella Dafermos Achievement Award in Transportation Science. Professor Anna Nagurney was her first PhD student at Brown University and today delivered a speech in her memory. The slide deck and video recording of the speech are now posted. Professor Nagurney will be the chair of the inaugural Dafermos Award committee.

October 16, 2021

The Conferences page was updated.

October 7, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney's INFORMS TutORials in Operations Research, Game Theory and the COVID-19 Pandemic was added to this site.

October 5, 2021

Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the shows, What the Truck? on Freightwaves TV and Phillip Adams on Late Night Live on Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Links to thse interviews were added to Audio and Video.

September 28, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Global shortage of shipping containers highlights their importance in getting goods to Amazon warehouses, store shelves and your door in time for Christmas, appeared in The Conversation and was reprinted by Fast Company as, The $14 trillion reason you should care about the shipping container shortage.

September 22, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney spoke on Operations, Supply Chains, and COVID-19: From Research to Policy at the Conclave: Technological Interventions for Operations and Supply Chains During COVID-19, Jaipuria Institute of Management, India.

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Global shortage of shipping containers highlights their importance in getting goods to Amazon warehouses, store shelves and your door in time for Christmas, was published in The Conversation.

September 18, 2021

Anna Nagurney is interviewed for the segment, Pandemic shortages and shipping delays impacting back-to-school shopping, on Western Mass News.

September 7, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the Boston25 Special Report, 25 Investigates: Congestion in MA could exceed pre-pandemic levels.

August 31, 2021

As the new Academic Year begins, we wish all a healthy, happy, and productive year.

August 22, 2021

The article, Modeling of Covid-19 Trade Measures on Essential Products: A Multiproduct, Multicountry Spatial Price Equilibrium Framework, by Professors Anna Nagurney and June Dong, and Mojtaba Salarpour, was published in the International Transactions in Operational Research.

The slides and link to the video for Professor Anna Nagurney's presentation, Operations Research for Food Supply Chains in the Pandemic and Beyond, to the workshop, OR Capacity Building Project (CREST-OR) in Southeast Asia, July 15-16, 2021 were added to Visuals.

August 8, 2021

The Conferences page was updated.

July 28, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the article, Continued supply-chain issues may impact back-to-school shopping, in the Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texas. The Media page was updated.

Professor Anna Nagurney's Keynote at CINS-2021, Game Theory and Variational Inequalities: From Transportation and Supply Chains to Financial Networks and the Internet, was posted on YouTube.

July 23, 2021

The Media page was updated.

July 20, 2021

Presentations for the 2021 INFORMS Healthcare Conference by the Center Director and Center Associates were added to Visuals.

July 11, 2021

The article, A Multiclass, Multiproduct Covid-19 Convalescent Plasma Donor Equilibrium Model, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Pritha Dutta has been published in Operations Research Forum.

July 9, 2021

Presentations for the 5th International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters Conference were added to Visuals.

July 8, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for Many companies face a stockpiling dilemma in a pandemic-influenced inventory world by Nancy Marshall-Genzer on Marketplace, July 7, 2021.

July 6, 2021

The Winter-Summer 2021 issue of The Supernetwork Sentinel is now online.

July 5, 2021

Presentations for the 31th European Conference on Operational Research and for the 18th Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization (EUROPT 2021) were added to Visuals.

July 3, 2021

Videos of Professor Anna Nagurney's Harold Larnder Memorial Lecture and her presentation to the ACM International Critical Infrastructure Network Security Workshop were added to the site.

June 18, 2021

We are pleased to report that the UMass Amherst Provost and the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement have approved the continuance of the Virtual Center for Supernetworks for another 5 years! This Fall, the Center will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of its founding! See the attached letter.

June 12, 2021

In the past week, Professor Anna Nagurney has been interviewed for stories on WOSU, KNX, and WWLP. Links to these were added to Audio/Video.

June 5, 2021

Professor Nagurney was interviewed for the KMBC, Kansas City, MO, newcast segment, Expert says the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted supply-and-demand issues in US.

May 27, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted in the article, The Economic Factors Affecting Supply, And What They Mean For Businesses, published in the May 26, 2021 issue of BusinessWest.

May 22, 2021

Publication information was updated in Downloadable Articles.

May 15, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney appeared on the show What the Truck.

Professor Anna Nagurney's Letter-to-the-Editor, UMass Research was published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Professor Anna Nagurney was quoted in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

May 8, 2021

The Media and Conferences pages were updated.

May 4, 2021

The presentation, Competition for Medical Supplies Under Stochastic Demand in the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Generalized Nash Equilibrium Framework, by Professors Anna Nagurney, June Dong, and Pritha Dutta and Mojtaba Salarpour, presented at the 31st Annual POMS Conference, was added to this site.

May 1, 2021

Professor Nagurney interview for Subject to, hosted by Prof. Anand Subramanian, was added to Audio/Video.

The Conferences page was updated.

April 22, 2021

The Center Director, Professor Anna Nagurney, has been named the Eugene M. Isenberg Chair in Integrative Studies by the UMass Board of Trustees. She is deeply honored by this recongnition and thanks her collaborators and students, as well as the Isenberg School of Management and UMass Amherst for the great support!

April 12, 2021

The article, Modeling of Covid-19 Trade Measures on Essential Products: A Multiproduct, Multicountry Spatial Price Equilibrium Framework, by Professors Anna Nagurney and June Dong and Mojtaba Salarpour, has been accepted for publication in the International Transactions in Operational Research.

April 6, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, Today’s global economy runs on standardized shipping containers, as the Ever Given fiasco illustrates, was published in The Conversation.

March 27, 2021

Sildes from Doctoral Center Associate Mojtaba Salarpour and Professor Anna Nagurney's presentation, A Multicountry, Multicommodity Stochastic Game Theory Network Model of Competition for Medical Supplies Inspired by the Covid-19 Pandemic, at NEDSI 2021 and Professor Nagurney's seminar, Novel Supply Chain Network Models Inspired by the COVID-19 Pandemic: From Optimization to Game Theory, at Arizona State University were added to visuals.

March 26, 2021

The article, Supply Chain Game Theory Network Modeling Under Labor Constraints: Applications to the Covid-19 Pandemic, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has received the 2021 Editors' Award from the European Journal of Operational Research.

Publication information was updated on Downloadable Articles.

March 12, 2021

The volume, Dynamics of Disasters - Impact, Risk, Resilience, and Solutions, edited by Illias S. Kotsireas, Anna Nagurney, Panos M. Pardalos, and Arsenios Tsokas, has been published by Springer.

March 6, 2021

Slides from the presentation, Humanitarian Needs Assessment & Information Management, to the SCH-MGMT 597LG class, Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst, by Dr. George M. Karagiannis, General Secretariat for Civil Protection, Greece, were added to the site.

March 2, 2021

The article, Spatial Price Equilibrium, Perishable Products, and Trade Policies in the Covid-19 Pandemic, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in the Montes Taurus Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics.

Professor Anna Nagurney's Letter-to-the-Editor, Where are the Vaccines?, was published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette on February 27, 2021.

Publication Information was updated in Downloadable Articles.

February 25, 2021

Slides from Professor Anna Nagurney's Operational Research Society presentation, Honoring Beale Medalist Dr. Ailsa Land - Real-World Optimisation Models: Successes and Pitfalls, has been added to visuals.

February 21, 2021

Professor Nagurney is interviewed for the Isenberg School of Management Podcast, Hub Chats.

The article, Optimization of Supply Chain Networks with Inclusion of Labor: Applications to COVID-19 Pandemic Disruptions, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Production Economics.

February 17, 2021

The article, International Human Migration Networks Under Regulations, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Patrizia Daniele, was published in the European Journal of Operational Research. The article, A Multicountry, Multicommodity Stochastic Game Theory Network Model of Competition for Medical Supplies Inspired by the Covid-19 Pandemic, by Mojtaba Salarpour and Anna Nagurney, was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Production Economics.

February 14, 2021

The Conferences page was updated.

February 7, 2021

Professor Nagurney was interviewed for the AP story, Pandemic help wanted: Fast food managers, road race experts, that appeared in many media outlets on January 29, 2021. A link to the article and some of its reprints can be found on Media. Professor Nagurney's Letter-to-the-Editor, Expansion of Vaccination sites in Massachusetts imperative, was published on Masslive.com on January 27, 2021.

January 29, 2021

Professor Nagurney was interviewed for two stories, Frustration Surrounds COVID Vaccine Registration in Mass. and ‘Simply Ineffective': Lawmakers, Experts Slam Mass. COVID Vaccination Rollout, that appeared on NBC10 Boston on January 28, 2021. Links can be found on Audio and Video.

January 23, 2021

Professor Nagurney was interviewed on January 22, 2021 for ‘Unforgivable': Experts Respond to Spoilage of COVID Vaccines at VA Medical Center on NECN - NBC10 Boston and Corporations offer to help with vaccine rollout on Marketplace. Links added to Audio and Video.

January 21, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for articles in Forbes and Vice. Links to the articles were added to Media.

January 15, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney is interviewed for the podcast, Shining a light on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, by Ashley Kilgore INFORMS Resoundingly Human. The podcast was added to Audio/Video.

January 8, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney's commentary, Vaccine delays reveal unexpected weak link in supply chains: A shortage of workers, was published in The Conversation.

January 7, 2021

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed for the article, Women Just Wanna Have OR: Young Researchers Interview Expert Researchers, by Lavinia Amorosi, Rossana Cavagnini, Veronica Dal Sasso, Martina Fischetti, Valentina Morandi & Alice Raffaele, published in SN Operations Research Forum.

December 30, 2020

A item was added to Media.

December 28, 2020

Several new items were added to Media.

December 23, 2020

The article, Supply Chain Game Theory Network Modeling Under Labor Constraints: Applications to the Covid-19 Pandemic, by Professor Anna Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in the European Journal of Operational Research.

December 17, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney interviewed for the segment Intense Efforts to Secure COVID Vaccine, Keep It Off the Black Market on The Vaccine: An NBC10 Boston Special, December 16, 2020 and for Vaccine delivery across the country faces complex supply chain challenges on Marketplace, December 10, 2020. Links to the interviews, shows, and transcript were added to the Audio and Video page.

December 15, 2020

Several new items were added to Media.

December 12, 2020

The article, Networks in Economics and Finance in Networks and Beyond: A Half Century Retrospective, by Professor Anna Nagurney, written for the Special 50th Anniversary Issue of Networks, has been published.

December 6, 2020

The article, A System-Optimization Model for Multiclass Human Migration with Migration Costs and Regulations Inspired by the Covid-19 Pandemic, by Giorgia Cappello and Professors Patrizia Daniele and Anna Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in Minimax Theory and Applications.

December 3, 2020

The Fall 2020 issue of The Supernetwork Sentinel is now online.

December 1, 2020

Several new items were added to Media.

November 25, 2020

Several new items were added to Media.

November 22, 2020

Presentations for the virtual 51st Annual Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) by the Center Director and Associates have been added to Visuals.

November 14, 2020

The recording of Professor Anna Nagurney's presentation, Networks in Finance in Networks and Beyond: A Half Century Retrospective, prepared for the session, Fifty Years of Networks, at the INFORMS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting was added to Audio/Video.

November 7, 2020

Presentations for the 2020 INFORMS Virtual Annual Meeting by the Center Director and Associates have been added to Visuals.

November 1, 2020

A link to the Amazon article on Professor Anna Nagurney's Keynote at the Amazon Consumer Science Summit was added to Media.

October 30, 2020

The video from Professor Anna Nagurney's Amazon Consumer Science Summit is now available on Youtube.

October 29, 2020

Slides from the presentation, Optimization of Food Supply Chain Networks: Why Quality, Trade Instruments, and Labor All Matter, by Professor Anna Nagurney, at the Amazon Consumer Science Summit, September 28 - October 1, 2020, have been posted.

The Audio/Video page was updated to include a link to Professor Anna Nagurney's USC Seminar which was posted on YouTube.

October 24, 2020

The article, A Multiclass, Multiproduct Covid-19 Convalescent Plasma Donor Equilibrium Model, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Pritha Dutta was added to Downloadable Articles.

October 20, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney was quoted in articles, At supermarkets, they’re prepping for panic buying, published in The Boston Globe and in Vaccine storage issues could leave 3B people without access, by the Associated Press. Links to the articles were added to Media.

October 13, 2020

The article, Refugee Migration Networks and Regulations: A Multiclass, Multipath Variational Inequality Framework, by Professors Anna Nagurney, Patrizia Daniele, and Ladimer S. Nagurney, has been published in the Journal of Global Optimization.

October 11, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney was interviewed on the #CareTalk Podcast, Episode #60, How Will the COVID Vaccine Get to Me?, October 9, 2020.

October 10, 2020

A link to the Video of Professor Anna Nagurney's USC Virtual Seminar was added to Audio/Video.

October 7, 2020

Slides from Professor Anna Nagurney's Virtual Seminar, Game Theory Network Models for Disaster Relief, at the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society, were posted.

September 26, 2020

The video of Professor Anna Nagurney's INFORMS Chicago Regional Conference presentation, Novel Supply Chain Network Models Inspired by the Covid-19 Pandemic: From Optimization to Game Theory, was added to Audio. The slides from the presentation were added to Visuals.

September 19, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney's Commentary, Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic, has been published in The Conversation.

The Commentary page was updated.

September 11, 2020

The Center Director, Professor Anna Nagurney, is quoted in the article, 7 Ways the Pandemic Has Changed How We Shop for Food, published in the The New York Times, September 9, 2020.

Center Associate Dr. Stavros Siokos was quoted in the article, Farms in the air, in the September 2020 issue of PropertyEU.

The Media page was updated.

September 4, 2020

Wishing all the Center Associates who are in academia a successful new Academic Year during these challenging times.

We welome Jianmei "Jamie" Wu to the Center as a Doctoral Student Center Associate.

August 28, 2020

The Conferences page was updated.

August 19, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney's Letter to the Editor, As we battle a pandemic, getting a flu shot imperative, was published in the Springfield (MA) Republican and Masslive.com.

August 5, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney's Commentary, The raging competition for medical supplies is not a game, but game theory can help, has been published in The Conversation.

Professor Anna Nagurney was quoted in the article, Meat companies refuse to get specific about Covid-19 caseloads, record exports during height of pandemic, in The Counter.

The Commentary and Media pages were updated.

August 2, 2020

The Downloadable Articles page was updated.

July 25, 2020

The Summer 2020 issue of The Supernetwork Sentinel is now online.

The Media page was updated.

July 19, 2020

The pages of several Center Associates were updated.

July 14, 2020

The article, Competition for Medical Supplies Under Stochastic Demand in the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Generalized Nash Equilibrium Framework, by Professors Anna Nagurney, June Dong, and Pritha Dutta and Mojtaba Salarpour will appear in: Nonlinear Analysis and Global Optimization, Themistocles M. Rassias, and Panos M. Pardalos, Editors, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2020.

July 12. 2020

The article, Refugee Migration Networks and Regulations: A Multiclass, Multipath Variational Inequality Framework, by Professors Anna Nagurney, Patrizia Daniele, and Ladimer S. Nagurney, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Global Optimization.

July 5, 2020

The Media page was updated.

June 22, 2020

The video of Professor Anna Nagurney's INFORMS Practice Section Inaugural Webinar, Blood, Sweat, and PPEs: Rescuing Perishable Product Supply Chains and Impacting Policy Through Analytics, was added to Audio.

June 20, 2020

The Media page was updated.

June 18, 2020

Two articles, Perishable Food Supply Chain Networks with Labor in the Covid-19 Pandemic, by Professor Anna Nagurney, and Capacitated Human Migration Networks and Subsidization, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Patrizia Daniele and Giorgia Cappello, have been added to Downloadable Articles.

June 12, 2020

The slides to, Blood, Sweat, and PPEs: Rescuing Perishable Product Supply Chains and Impacting Policy Through Analytics, the Inaugural Webinar INFORMS Practice Section Series, was added to Visuals.

June 10, 2020

The Media page was updated.

June 3, 2020

The Center Associates and Dissertations pages were updated.

May 31, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney will be presenting the inaugural INFORMS Practice Section Webinar, Blood, Sweat, and PPEs: Rescuing Perishable Product Supply Chains and Impacting Policy through Analytics, on Friday, June 12, 2020 at noon EDT. For more information and free registration click here.

May 13, 2020

The article, Human Migration Networks and Policy Interventions: Bringing Population Distributions in Line with System-Optimization, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Patrizia Daniele and Giorgia Cappello, has been accepted for publcation in the International Transactions in Operational Research.

May 12, 2020

In honor of Center Associate Dr. Deniz Besik receiving her PhD, the Program from the Isenberg School of Management Doctoral Candidate Recognition Ceremony was added to Media and Virtual Graduation Photos were added to Photos.

The Downloadable Articles page was updated.

May 8, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney spoke on the Mick Kjar Show and appeared on NBC10 Boston.

May 1, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney is interviewed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.

April 27, 2020

The Media page was updated.

April 26, 2020

Professor Stefan Pickl was added to Friends of the Center.

April 25, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney is quoted on the first page of a letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services from the Attorney Generals of 20 States. A copy of the letter and accompanying article on the Isenberg School of Management website were added to Media.

April 18, 2020

The Media page was updated.

April 15, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney is interviewed on Mathematical Moments Podcast.

April 10, 2020

The Media page was updated to include the article on Professor Anna Nagurney's research, COVID-19 and the Supply Chain.

The Downloadable Articles page was updated.

April 6, 2020

The article, International Human Migration Networks Under Regulations, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Patrizia Daniele, has been accepted for publication in the European Journal of Operational Research.

April 3, 2020

The Media page was updated.

March 25, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney's article, The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Stressed Blood Supply Chain, was published in INFORMS Analytics Coronavirus Chronicles.

March 19, 2020

The article, A Stochastic Disaster Relief Game Theory Network Model, by Professors Anna Nagurney, June Dong, and Ladimer S. Nagurney and Mojtaba Salarpour, has been accepted for publication in SN Operations Research Forum.

March 18, 2020

The Media page was updated.

March 15, 2020

The journal, SN Operations Research Forum, was added to Journals.

March 13, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney's Commentary, How coronavirus is upsetting the blood supply chain, has been published in The Conversation.

March 7, 2020

The Center Director and Associates are pleased to congratulate Doctoral Center Associate Deniz Besik, who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, Essays on Competitive Perishable Food Supply Chain Networks: From the Impacts of Tariffs and Quotas to Integration of Quality, yesterday. Photos have been posted.

February 28, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney's Letter to the Editor, We need to support healthcare professionals as we prepare for coronavirus, was published in the Springfield (MA) Republican and Masslive.com.

February 22, 2020

Photos from the INFORMS Speakers Series seminar by Professor Rasmus Dahlberg were posted.

February 17, 2020

The Media page was updated.

February 14, 2020

Photos from the 2020 INFORMS Conference on Security were posted.

February 2, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney's presentation, Game Theory Network Models for Disaster Relief, for the 2020 INFORMS Conference on Security was added to the site.

January 31, 2020

The Downloadable Articles page was updated.

January 24, 2020

The Downloadable Articles page was updated.

January 15, 2020

Professor Anna Nagurney will be the Plenary Speaker at Business Analytics FutureBAProf hosted by the Tippie College of Business of the University of Iowa on May 18-20, 2020. Center Associate Professor Pritha Dutta will also be speaking.

The Conferences page was updated.

January 7, 2020

The chapter, The Braess Paradox, by Professors Anna Nagurney and Ladimer S. Nagurney, invited for the International Encyclopedia of Transportation, has been posted.

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year to all!

The Director page was updated.

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