Roberto Baldacci is an Associate Professor of Operations Research at the Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering “Guglielmo Marconi” (DEI), University of Bologna, Italy.
He received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science with top honours from the University of Bologna, Italy, in 1994 and the Ph.D. degree in Operations Research from the University of London, Imperial College, in 1999. From October 1999 to February 2001 he was Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Centre for Quantitative Finance, Imperial College, London. In 2001 he was nominated Researcher at the Department of Sciences and Methods of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering (Reggio Emilia), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. From November 2005 to October 2012 he was a full-time Researcher at the Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems (DEIS), University of Bologna.
His major research and consulting interests are in the areas of transportation planning, logistics and distribution, and the solution of vehicle routing and scheduling problems over street networks. His research activities are in the theory and in the applications of mathematical programming. He has worked in the design of heuristic and exact methods for solving combinatorial problems as routing and location problems.
He is on the editorial board of Operations Research - INFORMS, and he has published papers in Mathematical Programming, Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Computational Management Science, 4OR, Journal of Operational Research Society, Journal of Heuristics, Transportation Science, Networks, Annals of Operations Research, Discrete Applied Mathematics, INFORMS Journal on Computing and OR Spectrum.
(a detailed cv can be found in the attached document)
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