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.