Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Maciek Nowak

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Maguire 376

Phone: 312.915.7654

E-mail: mnowak4@luc.edu

Degrees

  • PhD Georgia Institute of Technology, August 2005, Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • MSE University of Michigan, May 2000, Industrial and Operations Engineering

  • MSE University of Michigan, December 1998 Environmental Engineering

  • BSE University of Michigan, May 1997 Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Vehicle routing

  • Vehicle tracking

  • Supply chain management

  • Operations management

  • Logistics, data analysis

  • Operations research

  • Quantitative methods

  • Heuristic search

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)

  • Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

Student Organizations

  • ISOM Club

Courses Taught

  • OPMG 338. Logistics in a Global Economy

  • OPMG 480. Intro to Operations Management

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Dong, X., H. Chen, H. Huang, M.A. Nowak "A multi-restart iterated local search algorithm for the permutation flow shop problem minimizing total flow time." Computers & Operations Research. 40.2 (2013). 627-632.

Lewis, B., A. Erera, M. A. Nowak, C. White. "Managing Inventory in Global Supply Chains Facing Port-of-Entry Disruption Risks." Transportation Science. 47.2 (2013). 162-180.

Smilowitz, K., M.A. Nowak, T. Jiang. "Workforce management in periodic delivery operations." Transportation Science. 47.2 (2013). 214-230.

Nowak, M.A., M. Hewitt, C.  White. "Precedence Constrained Pickup and Delivery with Split Loads."  International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications. 15.1 (2012). 1-4.

Lewis, B., A. Erera, M.A. Nowak, C. White "Managing Inventory in Global Supply Chains Facing Port-of-Entry Disruption Risks." Transportation Science. (2011).  

Smilowitz, K., Nowak, M.A., & Jiang, T. "Workforce management in periodic delivery operations."  Transportation Science. (2011).

Nowak, M.A., O. Ergun, C. White. "An Empirical Study on the Benefit of Split Loads with the Pickup and Delivery Problem."European Journal of Operational Research. 198.3 (2009). 734-740.

Nowak, M.A., J. Simons, J. Wilson "Process Flow and Scheduling in the Fairbanks County State Court." Business Case Journal. (2008).

Nowak, M.A., O. Ergun, C. White. "Pickup and Delivery with Split Loads." Transportation Science. 42 (2008).

Nowak, M.A., J. Simons, J. Wilson. "Process Flow and Scheduling in the Fairbanks County State Court." Business Case Journal. (2008).

Nowak, M.A., & A. Erera. "Evaluation of an Expanded Satellite Based Mobile Communications Tracking System." Journal of Transportation Management. 18 (2007).

Nowak, M.A., S. Pollock, M. Epelman. "Assignment of Swimmers to Dual Meet Events." Computers & Operations Research. 33 (2005).

Presentation of Refereed Papers

Hewitt, M.,  M.A. Nowak.  "Impact of Consistency of Care on Home Healthcare Routing."   Odysseus International Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics. Mykonos, Greece. 2012.

Hewitt, M., M.A. Nowak.  "Impact of Consistency of Care on Home Healthcare Routing."   IFORS. Melbourne, Australia. 2011.

Nowak, M.A., K. Smilowitz. "Workforce Management in Periodic Routing: Lessons Learned on a UPS Package Car."   IFORS. Melbourne, Australia. 2011.

Smilowitz, K., Nowak, M.A. Workforce Management in Periodic Routing: Modeling and Practice.   Optimization Days. Montreal, Canada. 2011.

Nowak, M.A., K. Smilowitz, T. Jiang. "Incorporating Operational Complexity in the Period Vehicle Routing Problem." Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference. Vancouver, Canada. 2010.

Nowak, M.A., K. Smilowitz, T. Jiang. "Workforce Management in Periodic Delivery Operations."  TRISTAN Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis. Tromso, Norway. 2010.

Nowak, M.A., K. Smilowitz, T. Jiang.  "Incorporating Operational Complexity in the Period Vehicle Routing Problem."  Odysseus International Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics. Cesme, Turkey. 2009.

Nowak, M.A. "Pickup and Delivery with Split Loads." Odysseus International Workshop on Freight Transportation and Logistics. Altea, Spain. 2006.

Book Chapters

Nowak, Maciek. & Hough, L. "The Package Express Industry: A Historical and Current Perspective." Trucking in the Age of Information.  Ashgate, 2005.

Nowak, Maciek. , Nagarajan A., E, C., Mitchell, W., & White, C. "The Package Express Industry: A Historical and Current Perspective." Trucking in the Age of Information. Ashgate, 2005.