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Lawrence Snyder

Lehigh University

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Lehigh University


Larry Snyder is a Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University. Dr. Snyder’s research interests include modeling and solving problems in supply chain management and electricity systems, particularly when the problem exhibits significant amounts of uncertainty. His research has been published in such journals as Transportation Science, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Naval Research Logistics, IIE Transactions, and Production and Operations Management and has been funded by NSF, state agencies, and several major corporations. He is co-author of the textbook Fundamentals of Supply Chain Theory, published in 2011 by Wiley, which won the IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award in 2012. He is a founding member of Lehigh’s Integrated Networks for Electricity (INE) research cluster, an Associate Editor for Transportation Science, IISE Transactions, and an Advisory Editor for the Wiley Series on Operations Research and Management Science. He is the author of a suite of freeware educational software packages including VRP Solver and BaseStockSim. For more information, visit