Biography of Michael H. Rothkopf

Brief Professional Bio


B.A. Mathematics magna cum laude Pomona College 1960
M.S. Industrial Management MIT 1962
Ph.D. Operations Research, minor in Economics MIT 1964

Principal Employment

Michael Rothkopf with the Penn State Nittany LionPennsylvania State University, Smeal School of Business, 2007

Smeal Chaired Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1988-2007

Professor, Rutgers Business School and Rutgers Center for Operations Research

Dept. Chair, Mgmt. Sci. and Info. Syst., 1992-4

Assoc. Dean, 1994-6

University of California, Berkeley, California, 1982-8

Senior Scientist, Leader, Energy Analysis Program; Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, Palo Alto, California, 1973-1982

Member of Research Staff

Co-leader, Analysis Research Group Shell International Petroleum Company, London, England, 1971-1973

Division head, Planning Techniques and Economic Models, Group Planning Shell Development Company, Emeryville, California, 1964-1971

Mathematician; Research supervisor

Other Employment

Teaching: Lancaster U., U. of Pennsylvania; U. of California, Berkeley, Stanford U.; U. of Santa Clara; U. of California, San Francisco; Cal. State U. at Hayward

Consulting: Science Foundation Ireland, PJM Interconnection, LLC, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Kendle International, Analysis Group, Inc., Information and Innovation Consultants, Inc., Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, B2EMarkets, New America Foundation, Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Pitney Bowes Corp., Brattle Group, a large computer co., Primosphere Ltd. Partners, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; US WEST; StraMarTec Inc.; Merrill Lynch; Sonoma Technology Inc; Systems Applications Inc.; The RAND Corp.

Professional Societies

INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Science), President, 2004

Editor-in-chief, Interfaces, 1993-2000

Area editor for OR Practice, Operations Research, 1984-93

Director, 1995

Vice President TIMS, 1979-82, 1992-4

Council member ORSA, 1981-84

International Association of Energy Economists

American Economic Association