Dr. Jordan Srour


Jordan Srour is an assistant professor of operations management at the Lebanese American University. She holds a PhD in Logistics Management from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. With a background in both mathematics (BA from Carleton College) and transportation (MSE from UT Austin), her research focuses on mathematical models for operational problems within the freight transportation sector. Her research has been published in recognized journals including Transportation Science, Transportation Research, Part C and Computers and Operations Research.

Teaching Interests

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Network Optimization
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Communication

Research Interests

  • Freight Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Combinatorial Optimization

Executive Training

Developed and presented an executive education course entitled, Designing Powerful Reports, NBK Capital, December 2012.
Developed course material for a course entitled ITS/CVO Security Awareness in support of the National Highway Institute and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Consulting Activities

Dr. Srour is currently working with the Lebanese Red Cross to identify value-added uses of the data coming from their emergency vehicle dispatch system. Previous consulting work includes operational advice and technology evaluations for the Beirut Container Terminal Consortium, the USDOT, the Kansas City SmartPort, the Intermodal Freight Technology Working Group, and the Port of New York and New Jersey, among others.

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Srour, F. J., & Yorke-Smith, N. (2018, July). On Collusion and Coercion: Agent Interconnectedness and In-Group Behaviour. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems (pp. 1622-1630). International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems.

Jordan Srour, F., Kiomjian, D., & Srour, I. M. (2018). Automating the Use of Learning Curve Models in Construction Task Duration Estimates. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 144(7), 04018055.

Srour, F. J., & Zuidwijk, R. (2018). How Much is Location Information Worth?

Nasrallah, W. F., & Srour, F. J. (2016). New Enumeration Algorithm for Regular Boolean Functions.

Srour, J., Mahr, T., de Weerdt, M., Zuidwijk, R., & Moonen, H. Performance Evaluation of a Decision Support System in a Networked Enterprise: Balancing Local Objectives and Network Relations.

Srour, F. J., N. Agatz, & J. Oppen (2016). Strategies for Handling Temporal Uncertainty in Pickup and Delivery Problems with Time Windows. Transportation Science. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2015.0658

Srour, F. J., D. Kiomjian & I. Srour, (2015). Learning Curves In Construction: A Critical Review And New Model. ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 06015004.

 El Khoury, J. & F. J. Srour (2015). Value of Dynamic Revenue-Maximizing Congestion Pricing in a Highly Congested Corridor. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. 

Srour, F. J. & S. van de Velde (2013). Are Stacker Crane Problems Easy? A Statistical Study. Computers & Operations Research, 40(3), 674-690, ISSN 0305-0548.

T. Máhr, F. J. Srour , M. M. de Weerdt, & R. A. Zuidwijk, (2010). Can agents measure up? A comparative study of an agent-based and on-line optimization approach for a drayage problem with uncertainty. Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies, 18(1), 99-119, ISSN 0968-090X.

Lang, N., Moonen, H., Srour, F. J., & Zuidwijk, R. A. (2008). Multi agent systems in logistics: a literature and state-of-the-art review.