Jennifer Pazour

Assistant Professor
Jennifer Pazour
Focus Area: 
Development and use of analytical models to guide decision making for logistics and supply chain challenges.
Education: 

Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Univ. of Arkansas, 2011
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Univ. of Arkansas, 2009
B.Eng., Industrial Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 2006; Minor Mathematics

Sample Research Projects: 
  • National Science Foundation CAREER: Distribution Resource Elasticity: A New Hierarchical Approach for On-Demand Distribution Platforms, 8/18-7/23
  • National Academies of Science Gulf Research Program Early-Career Fellowship, Logistics and Resource Sharing Applications to Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation, and Response, 9/16-8/18
  • Major Defense Contractor, Logistics and Inventory Modeling for Repairable Systems, 8/16–8/17.
  • National Science Foundation, Improving Resource Utilization through Peer-to-Peer Resource Sharing Systems, 9/15- 8/17.
  • Office of Naval Research, Young Investigator Proposal: The Design of Responsive Sea-Based Logistics Delivery Systems. 5/13-12/17.
Awards & Honors: 
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2018)
  • IISE Dr. Hamed K. Eldin Outstanding Early Career IE in Academia Award (2017)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Outstanding Recent Graduate (2017)
  • IISE Transactions Best Applications Paper Honorable Mention (2016)
  • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine Gulf Research Program Early-Career Fellow (2016)
  • Warehousing Education and Research Council Featured Thought Leaders (2016, 2018)
  • Office of Naval Research, Young Investigator Award (2013)
  • Most Outstanding Faculty Member from UCF IIE Student Chapter (2013)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Project, National Science Foundation (2010)
Selected Publications: 
  1. Roy, Debjit, Carrano, Andres, Pazour, Jennifer A., and Gupta, Akash, 2016, “Cost Effective Pallet Management Strategies,” Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 93, 358-371.
  2. Ramtin, Faraz, and Pazour, Jennifer A., 2015 “SKU Assignment Problem for AS/RS with Multiple in-the-Aisle Pick Positions," IIE Transactions, 47, 1379-1396.
  3. Roy, Debjit, Pazour, Jennifer A. and de Koster, Ren’e, 2014 “A Novel Approach for Designing Rental Vehicle Repositioning Strategies,'' IIE Transactions 46, 948--967.
  4. Bozorgi, Ali, Pazour, Jennifer A., and Nazzal, Dima, 2014, “A New Inventory Model for Cold Items that Considers Costs and Emissions,'' International Journal of Production Economics, 155, 114-125. 
  5. Pazour, Jennifer A. and Neubert, Lucas C., 2013, “Routing and Scheduling of Cross-Town Drayage Operations at J.B. Hunt Transport,” Interfaces, 43, 117-129.