Kellner Family Early Career Chair and Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, John Carlsson has been awarded the 2019 Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award from USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
The award was presented at the the Annual Viterbi Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon on April 24, hosted at Town and Gown at USC’s University Park Campus.
Carlsson received his Ph.D. from the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineeering (ICME) at Stanford University in 2009, and his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Music from Harvard University in 2005.
Carlsson’s research focuses on algorithms for solving problems in continuous location theory, and optimization problems with a geographic element. His research is supported by DARPA, the Office of Naval Research, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the National Science Foundation, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).