Peter Jackson is an Associate Professor in the School of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University. He received a B.A. in Economics with Mathematics in 1975 (University of Western Ontario), a M.Sc. in Statistics in 1978 (Stanford University), and a Ph.D. in Operations Research in 1980 (Stanford University). He has served at Cornell since 1980. His research interests include production planning and scheduling, inventory control, supply chain management, transportation planning and scheduling, integrated production and transportation planning, and graphical modeling systems. He has published in IIE Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing and Operations Management,. Management Science, Mathematical Programming, Mathematics of Operations Research, Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, and Operations Research. Prof. Jackson has consulted with several companies in these areas, including Xelus, Clopay Building Products, General Motors, Aeroquip, and Quaker Oats. Prof. Jackson is also active in educational curriculum development for manufacturing system design and management. He is the recipient of several awards for curriculum innovation in addition to numerous student-voted awards for teaching excellence.