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Amedeo Odoni

T. Wilson Chair Professor Emeritus of Aeronautics and Astronautics


Research Interests:

Operations Research, Stochastic Systems, Air Transportation, Urban Services

Amedeo Rodolfo Odoni is the T. Wilson Professor Emeritus in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at MIT. He specializes in Operations Research with research interests in applied probability theory, stochastic processes and decision-making under uncertainty. His principal application domains are airport planning and operations, air traffic management, urban service systems, and urban transportation. He has served in many leadership positions including: Co-Director of MIT's Operations Research Center (1985-91); Head, Systems Division, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics (1992-95); National Co-Director of NEXTOR, the FAA's National Center of Excellence in Aviation Operations Research (1996-2002); Co-Director of the Global Airline Industry Center at MIT (1999-2009); and Lead Principal Investigator and Principal Investigator of the Future Urban Mobility Program under SMART, the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (2009-15). Professor Odoni is co-author and/or co-editor of twelve books, three of which are leading international textbooks, and author or co-author of more than 100 professional publications. He served as editor-in-chief of Transportation Science from 1985 to 1991, and is a current or past member of the editorial boards of many professional journals.

Research Clusters:


Google Scholar:


Operations Research and Statistics, Networks and Systems, Air Transportation

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