Quinlan Professor and Fulbright Scholar Returns from Research Project in Poland

first_img RelatedQuinlan Professor Serves as Fulbright Specialist in PolandQuinlan School of Business Professor Dow Scott recently served as a Fulbright specialist, consulting with Poland’s AGH University of Science and Technology on its human resources program. According to the school, the Fulbright specialist program “places distinguished U.S. faculty and professionals from various industries in short-term collaborative projects at eligible institutions…October 4, 2016In “News”Quinlan Professor Heads to India as new Fulbright ScholarArup Varma is taking part in the research project of a lifetime. The professor of management at the Loyola University Quinlan School of Business and recently-named Fulbright Scholar will spend five months in India participating in the prestigious Fulbright exchange. According to the Quinlan School, Varma will study the performance management…February 6, 2018In “Chicago”NIU Professor Reports From Nepal EarthquakeOn April 25, 2015, the 2015 Nepal earthquake tragically took the lives of more than 8,000 people and injured more than 16,000 individuals. Northern Illinois University College of Business professor Mark Rosenbaum, on a Fulbright assignment in Nepal at the time, was there to experience the massive earthquake that devastated…May 11, 2015In “Featured Region” Maciek Nowak, an Associate Professor at the Quinlan School of Business, recently returned from overseas, where he spent time abroad as a Fulbright Scholar. In a recent interview following his return, he spoke directly about his work with Poland’s postal service, Poczta Polska.Speaking with the student reporter Monica Sather, Nowak talked about the workshop, his research, and his experience abroad as a Fulbright Scholar.“I learned more about my background, as I was born in Poland but moved when I was very young. Spending six months in Poland gave me a much better sense of what daily life is like and allowed me to experience many of the traditions that I had taken part in on a much smaller scale while growing up in the U.S. It was just awesome. I would encourage any faculty member or student to apply to the Fulbright program. Through the Fulbright, you have the opportunity to serve as an ambassador of the U.S., connecting to such a broad range of people of different backgrounds and nationalities while being a part of a group that represents some of the best our country has to offer.”Nowak spent six months working with Warsaw School of Economics faculty in effort to help the logistics network of the Poczta Polska. He also co-organized the Route Optimization/VEhicle Routing (ROVER) workshop, which brought together 20 of the top North American and European experts in transportation science.According to his bio page, Nowak has worked with Federal Express, United Parcel Service, and the Georgia Ports Authority in past research projects. He has also received grants from the Federal Highway Administration, the U. S. Department of Transportation, and the U.S. State Department.Nowak’s research has been published in Transportation Science, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers & OR, and the Journal of Transportation Management.Read more of Nowak’s interview on the official Quinlan website. Last Updated Sep 12, 2017 by Max PulciniFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail regions: Chicagocenter_img About the AuthorMax PulciniMax Pulcini is a Philadelphia-based writer and reporter. He has an affinity for Philly sports teams, Super Smash Bros. and cured meats and cheeses. Max has written for Philadelphia-based publications such as Spirit News, Philadelphia City Paper, and Billy Penn, as well as national news outlets like The Daily Beast.View more posts by Max Pulcini Quinlan Professor and Fulbright Scholar Returns from Research Project in Polandlast_img

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