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Md Abdul Quddus, Ph.D. received his Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Mississippi State University in 2018. He attended his Master Program in Industrial Engineering at Lamar University in 2015 and B.Sc degree in Industrial & Production Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 2011.
His research interests encompass a broad range of topics at the intersection of data science, geospatial analysis for optimization, stochastic programming, energy systems optimization, biofuel supply chain modeling. Furthermore, his research also includes on the application of AI, machine learning, and operations research techniques to transportation problems.
Dr. Quddus's publications have appeared in journals such as Transportation Research Part E, International Journal of Production Economics, Expert Systems with Applications, Applied Energy, Annals of Operations Research, and several conference proceedings. He is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).


  • Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2018.
  • MES, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, 2015.
  • B.Sc., Industrial & Production Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, 2011.


I strongly believe that teaching is not just about sharing knowledge; it's about lighting the path of curiosity and empowering students to make their own discoveries.

Md Abdul Quddus

Awards and Honors

  • Received FedEx Express Bravo Zulu Award in 2021.
  • Received FedEx Express Leadership Excellence Award in 2021.
  • Received FedEx Express Bravo Zulu Award in 2019
  • Received 2017 INFORMS \ENRE Best Student Paper Award" (ENRE: Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment Section.
  • Received Travel Assistance Grant for Graduate Students (TAGGS) for Oral Presentation at Professional Conference,Mississippi State University, 2017
  • Bagley College of Engineering Travel Grant, Mississippi State University, 2016
  • Achieved 1st Place of the Artelys Knitro INFORMS 2016 Contest Consisting of Solving the Non-linear Optimization Problem

Professional Organizations

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

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