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Javier Faulin

Public University of Navarre

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Public University of Navarre


Dr. Javier Faulin is a Professor of Operations Research and Statistics at the Public University of Navarre (Pamplona, Spain). He also collaborates as an Assistant Professor at the UNED local center in Pamplona. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Business from the University of Navarre (Pamplona, Spain), a M.Sc. in Operations Management, Logistics and Transportation from UNED (Madrid, Spain) and a M.Sc. and BSc in Applied Mathematics from the University of Zaragoza (Zaragoza, Spain). He has extended experience in distance and Web-based teaching at the Public University of Navarre, at UNED (Madrid, Spain), at the Open University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain) and at the University of Surrey (Guilford, Surrey, UK). His research interests include logistics, vehicle routing problems and simulation modelling and analysis, especially techniques to improve simulation analysis in practical applications. He has published more than 120 papers in international journals, books and proceedings about logistics, routing and simulation. Similarly, he has taught many courses on line about Operations Research (OR) and Decision Making, and he has been the academic advisor of three PhD students and more than 40 graduate and master students. Furthermore, he has been the author of more than 150 talks in OR conferences. He is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Applied Management Science (IJAMS) and International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS) and an INFORMS member. His e-mail address is