Professor of Management Science and Operations
Professor Gallien’s research focuses on pushing the frontier of supply chain management and global health delivery through collaborations with leading firms and organisations. He has published, consulted and taught extensively in the areas of operations and supply chain management and serves on the editorial boards of the journals Management Science, Operations Research and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
He is a native of France but has lived in the United States and the United Kingdom since 1996. Professor Gallien holds a PhD in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Engineering Degree from the École des Mines de Paris.
Pr. Gallien’s research involves the design, analysis and implementation of mathematical models to improve the efficiency of supply chains and global health delivery systems.
His research involves collaborations with firms at the frontier of supply chain management including Amazon, Dell and Zara, working on topics that include inventory control and distribution, procurement optimization, dynamic pricing, warehouse control optimization and dynamic supply routing.
Photo 1: Shipment receipt at a retail store. Photo 2: A global distribution warehouse.
Pr. Gallien has also been collaborating with the Global Fund, the World Bank, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, IBM and the Governments of Zambia and Mozambique on the mathematical analysis of global health delivery systems, working on topics that include inventory control and distribution of essential medicines, design of HIV early infant diagnosis networks and performance-based procurement funding. Some of this work has influenced policy guidelines to practitioners and motivated field deployment projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
Photo 1: Medicine distribution in rural Africa. Photo 2: Field research in northern Ghana.
Gallien J; Leung Z; Yadav P
Production and Operations Management 2021 In Press
Ban G-Y; Gallien J; Mersereau A
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2019 Vol 21:4 p 713-948
Gallien J; Deo S; Jonasson J
Operations Research 2017 Vol 65:6 p 1479-1493
Gallien J; Rashkova I; Atun R; Yadav P
Production and Operations Management 2017 Vol 26:6 p 997-1014
Gallien J; Graves S C; Scheller-Wolf A
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2016 Winter Vol 18:1 p 5-14
Cavallaro F L; Duclos D; Baggaley R; Penn-Kekana L; Goodman C; Vahanian A; Santos A C; Bradley J; Paintain L; Gallien J; Gasparrini A; Hasselback L; Lynch C A
Reproductive health 2016 Vol 13:45 p 41640
Leung N-H Z; Chen A; Yadav P; Gallien J
PLoS ONE 2016 Vol 11:5 p e0156026
Gallien J; Mersereau A; Garro A; Dapena Mora A; Nóvoa Vidal M
Operations Research 2015 Vol 63:2 p 269-286
Caro F; Gallien J
Operations Research 2012 Vol 60:6 p 1404-1422
McCarty K; Levi R; Gallien J
European Case Clearing House 2012
Foreman J; Gallien J; Alspaugh J; Lopez F; Bhatnagar R; Teo C C; Dubois C
Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 2010 Vol 12:4 p 547-568
Gallien J; Caro F
Operations Research 2010 Vol 58:2 p 257-273
Gallien J; Weber T
Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2010 Vol 12:4 p 642-662
Gallien J; Caro F; Correia J; Garcia J; Montes M; Ramos J A; Corredoira J M
Interfaces 2010 Vol 40:1 p 71-84
Gallien J; Caro F
Management Science 2007 Vol 53:2 p 276-292
Gallien J; Gupta S
Management Science 2007 Vol 53:5 p 814-833
Operations Research 2006 Vol 54:2 p 291-310
Gallien J; Wein L
Management Science 2005 Vol 51:1 p 76-91
Gallien J; Wein L
Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications 2001 Vol 38:2 p 221-248
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