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Chris Zobel

R. B. Pamplin Professor
Chris Zobel
1017 Pamplin (0235)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Christopher W. Zobel is the R.B. Pamplin Professor of Business Information Technology.  He received the Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, the M.S. in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the B.A. in Mathematics from Colgate University.  His primary research interests are in the areas of intelligent decision support systems, knowledge engineering, and large-scale stochastic decision problems, and his recent work has focused on the areas of disaster operations management, particularly supply chain resilience, and environmental decision making. 

Dr. Zobel has published papers in Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, the International Journal of Production Research, the European Journal of Operational Research, and IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, among others. 

Dr. Zobel is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the International Association for the Study of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM).