James B. Orlin

The Edward Pennell Brooks Professor of Operations Research
Operations Research/Statistics


James B. Orlin

James Orlin specializes in network and combinatorial optimization. He has helped develop improved solution methodologies in airline scheduling, railroad scheduling, logistics, network design, telecommunications, inventory control, and marketing. Together with MIT Sloan colleague Thomas L. Magnanti and Ravindra K. Ahuja, he has written the award-winning text Network Flows: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications (1993).

Contact Information
Office: E62-570
e-mail: jorlin at mit dot edu

Tel: 617-253-6606
Fax: 617-258-7579

Support Staff
Name: Tyler Morse
Tel: 617-253-2656
E-mail: tamorse@mit.edu 

Management Science (MS)


  • Operations Research/Statistics

Research Center(s)

General Expertise
network and combinatorial optimization; operations research; logistics.