ISyE Seminar Series: Michael Chmutov

"If You Can Send a Truck Anywhere, Where Would You Send It?"

Presentation by Michael Chmutov
C.H. Robinson

Wednesday, December 4
3:15pm - Refreshments, Lind Hall 305
3:30pm - Graduate Seminar, Lind Hall 305



As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers, C. H. Robinson continues to manage and optimize our customers’ supply chain solutions. As the demand for automation and streamlined decision making continues to grow from our customers, so does the adoption of new technologies and practices at C. H. Robinson. From automatic bidding to digital freight matching, our data science group has led several initiatives to change the way we move freight. In this talk, we will discuss some of our current initiatives while diving deeper into the challenges of operating a semi-dedicated fleet of trucks from a third-party logistics perspective.



Dr. Chmutov received his Ph.D. in Mathematics, specializing in abstract algebra and algebraic combinatorics, from the University of Michigan in 2014. He completed an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Math Department at the University of Minnesota in 2018. He then decided to transition to industry, and after a brief stint as an independent contractor doing deep learning, he joined C. H. Robinson in Dec. 2018 as a Data Scientist; he now works on various routing problems.


Seminar Video:

Start date
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, 3:15 p.m.

Lind Hall
Room 305