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2010 News in Brief



Patrick Jaillet named co-director of Operations Research Center

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Effective this month, Professor Patrick Jaillet is the new co-director of the Operations Research Center (ORC), replacing Professor Cynthia Barnhart, who has held the post since 2006. Jaillet, who was head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) from 2002 until Sept. 2009, will represent the School of Engineering in the ORC leadership, which he will share with co-director Dimitris Bertsimas, a professor in the Sloan School of Management. Jaillet is on the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with a joint appointment in CEE. He is also a member of the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems.