Marius M. Solomon

314 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD in Decision Sciences, University of Pennsylvania-Wharton
MA in Dynamical Systems, University of Pennsylvania
BA in Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Solomon has active research and consulting interests in the development and implementation of design, planning, and execution methodologies leading to improved supply chain agility.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Solomon was Chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee of INFORMS. He also served as a member of the Subdivisions Committee of INFORMS and as President of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section of INFORMS. He was a visiting professor at H.E.C. Montreal; the Center for Research in Decision Sciences, GERAD; and the Center for Research on Transportation (CRT) in Montreal. Professor Solomon has held the "City of Lyon" Visiting Professor Chair at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France. In addition, Professor Solomon is a visiting member of the Research Center, GERAD, Montreal.

Services to the Profession

Professor Solomon also serves as an associate editor for the journal Transportation Science.

Awards & Recognition

Elected a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), 2012.

Patrick F. and Helen C. Walsh Research Professorship, (2005).

Copeland Best Paper Award, College of Business Administration, Northeastern University, (2000).


Selected Publications

Zaarour, N., Solomon, M., Melachrinoudis, E., Min, H. (2013). The Optimal Determination of the Collection Period for Returned Products in the Sustainable Supply Chain. International Journal of Logistics, 17(1), 35-45.

Lequy, Q., Desaulniers, G., Solomon, M. (2012). A Two-Stage Heuristic for Multi-Activity and Task Assignment to Work Shifts. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 63, 831-841.

Zaarour, N., Melachrinoudis, E., Solomon, M. (2011). Maximizing Revenue for Phase-Out Items in Retail Stores (pp. 5). Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, NV, May 21-25.


Selected Presentations

Solomon, Marius (Author Only), Zaarour, Nizar (Author Only), Melachrinoudis, Emanuel (Presenter & Author), INFORMS International Meeting 2012, "Scheduling Price Markdowns to Phase-out Items in Retail Stores", INFORMS, Beijing, China. (June 2012).

Nyaga, Gilbert (Presenter & Author), Lee, Yang (Presenter & Author), Solomon, Marius (Author Only), 2011 ICIS Conference, "Drivers of information quality in supply chains", Shanghai, China. (December 3, 2011).

Zaarour, Nizar (Presenter & Author), Melachrinoudis, Emanuel (Author Only), Solomon, Marius (Author Only), 61st Annual IIE Conference, "Maximizing Revenue for Phase-out Items in Retail Stores", Institute of Industrial Engineers, Reno, Nevada. (May 22, 2011).