Dr. Jorge E. Barnett Lawton
Jorge Barnett Lawton is a Senior Researcher at the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center, in Panama City, Panama, a unit of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute of the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research centers on mathematical modeling in operations management, supply chain design, and applications to problems related to energy and the environment. His teaching experience spans various topics in supply chain management, such as supply chain network design, probability and statistics, production and operations management, distribution center design and management, and inventory management. He has previously collaborated with the Center of Latin-American Logistics Innovation, Mexico.
He obtained his BSc degree in Industrial Engineering from the Technological University of Panama in Panama City, Panama, his MSc degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA, and his MEng and PhD degrees in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program. During his doctoral program, he spent time as a visiting student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, as well as the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. Prior to pursuing his doctoral degree, he spent eight years assuming diverse roles in industry in the fields of manufacturing, project management and logistics.