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Logistics and Simulation Modeling, Supply Chain Management


Professor Keebom Kang is the Area Chair for the Operations and Logistics Program at the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.  He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.  He joined the faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School in 1988, where he teaches supply chain, logistics engineering and computer simulation modeling courses. His research interests are in the areas of logistics and simulation modeling in various military applications.

Prior to joining NPS, he was on the faculty of the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida (1983-1988). He had held visiting professor positions at Syracuse University (Summer, 1985), Georgia Institute of Technology (Fall, 2003), Asia Institute of Technology in Thailand (Winter, 2004), and Pohang Institute of Science and Technology in Korea (Spring, 2004).   Dr. Kang has taught IDARM courses in military logistics and supply chain management courses in many countries.   

Dr. Kang has published many theoretical and applied papers in Operations Research, IEEE Transactions in Communications, IIE Transactions, Telecommunication Management, Naval Logistics Quarterly, and other technical journals and conference proceedings. He has made numerous presentations at the professional conferences as well as Department of Defense agencies.   He has been the principal investigator for many research projects sponsored by the Department of Defense, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and U. S. Coast Guard and has been involved in organizing and coordinating many international conferences.


School of Business and Public Policy
Associate Professor


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