I am the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management and the Director of the Virtual Center for Supernetworks at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. I have had over 200 journal articles published and 14 books on various network themes including supply chains. My recent awards include being elected a Fellow of the Network Science Society in 2019 and also receipt of The Constantin Carathedory Prize from the International Society of Global Optimization. In 2020 I received the Harold Larnder Prize, and am only the second female to receive this award, which has been given annually for 35 years.
Elected INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Fellow; elected RSAI (Regional Science Association International) Fellow; recipient of the WORMS (Women in Operation Research and the Management Sciences) Award, the University of Catania medal from Italy, and the Kempe Prize from Sweden, among other awards.