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Martin Dresner

Dresner, Martin

Professor and Chair, LBPP
Logistics, Business & Public Policy
3433 Van Munching Hall, University of Maryland

Research Interests: 
  • Air transport management and policy
  • Supply chain management
  • B.Comm, University of Toronto, 1979, majored in Commerce and Finance.
  • MBA, York University, Toronto, Ontario, 1980.
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., 1989, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration (Policy Analysis). Ph.D. Dissertation: The International Regulation of Air Transport: Changing Regimes and Price Effects.
  • BMGT 198 Freshman Fellows Colloquium – Corporate Social Responsibility
  • BMGT 298 Sophomore Fellows Colloquium – Globalization of Business
  • BMGT 370 Introduction to Transportation Management
  • BMGT 372 Introduction to Logistics Management
  • BMGT 476 Applied Computer Models in Logistics and Transportation Management
  • BMGT 477 International Supply Chain Management
  • BMGT 671 Supply Chain Management
  • BULM 732 Logistics Management
  • BULM 733 Global Trade Logistics
  • BMGT 773 International Logistics and Transportation Management
  • BMGT 808 Ph.D. Seminar in Logistics Research
  • BULM 828 Workshop in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Dresner's research focuses on two broad areas, air transport policy and logistics management. He has published papers in leading transportation and logistics journals, as well as journals in related fields, and has co-authored a book on supply chain management. Professionally, he is Series Editor forResearch in Transportation Economics, and is active in several organizations, including the Air Transport Research Society and the Transportation Research Forum. He has testified before the House Aviation Subcommittee, and has worked on consulting projects for a number of organizations, including the Maryland Aviation Administration and the U.S. Department of Energy
Honors and Awards: 
  • E. Grosvenor Plowman Award for Best Paper at the CSCMP Educators’ Conference, October, 2007.
  • Best Aviation Research Award, Transportation Research Forum, 1995.
  • Second Prize, American Express Annual Review of Travel, 1992.
  • Best Aviation Research Award, Transportation Research Forum, 1991.
  • University of Maryland, General Research Board Summer Research Award, 1990.
  • Canadian Transportation Research Forum, Runner-Up, Best Thesis Award, 1990.
  • Transport Canada University Fellowship, 1985-1987.
  • Dean Earl D. MacPhee Memorial Fellowship in Commerce and Business Administration, 1983.
Professional Memberships: 
  • Vice President, Air Transport Research Society of the World Conference on Transportation Research.
  • Scientific Committee of the World Conference on Transportation Research.
  • President Transportation and Public Utilities Group (TPUG) of the American Economic Association (AEA), 2006.
  • Eno Transportation Foundation Advisory Board, 2003 to 2005.
  • Secretary, Transportation Research Forum National Council, 1993-1995, VP Programs, 2000,
  • Executive Vice President, 2001, President, 2002, Past President, 2003.
  • Vice President, Council of Logistics Management, National Capital Area Roundtable, 1993-2000.
  • Member, Transportation Research Board, Aviation Economics and Forecasting Committee, 1996- 2001.