Moshe Dror

Professor Emeritus of MIS

Moshe Dror

McClelland Hall 430M
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Cooperative game theory
  • Cost allocation in inventory and supply chain management
  • Applied combinatorial optimization in transportation, logistics and manufacturing
  • Intelligent solution systems for operations scheduling


PhD, University of Maryland at College Park, Management Science

Moshe Dror joined the Eller College of Management in 1990 and previously taught at Ben Gurion University. He earned his PhD in Management Science from the University of Maryland in 1983. His research focuses on cooperative game theory, cost allocation in inventory and supply chain management, applied combinatorial optimization in transportation, logistics and manufacturing and intelligent solution systems for operations scheduling.


  • MIS 473A/573A and MIS 473B/573B Production and Operations Management
  • MIS 696D Models for Quantitative Analysis


Game Theory Applications

  • "Elicitation of Strategies in Four Variants of a Round-robin Tournament: The case of Goofspiel," IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, 2015 (with G. Kendall and A. Rapoport)
  • "Newsvendor Games: Convex Optimization of Centralized Inventory Operations," J. of Spanish Statistical & Operations Research Society, 2012, 20,707-728 (with S. Burer)

Combinatorial Optimization

  • "Universal Number Partition Problem with Divisibility," Discrete Mathematics, 2012, 312 1693-1698 (with L. Berger and J. Lynch)
  • "’Strong’-‘Weak’ Precedence in Scheduling: Extensions to Series-parallel Orders," Discrete Applied Mathematics, 2010, 158 1767-1776 (with G. Steiner)


  • "Multi-Day Bicycle Tour Route Generation," J. of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 2015 (with K. Carl)


  • Have been invited to 117 university seminars including those at Berkeley, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Ecole Centrale Paris, Georgia Tech, INSEAD, LSE, MIT, Michigan, Northwestern, NYU, Penn, Technion, Tel-Aviv U., UBC and Yale.
  • Invited Speaker, DOMinant three-day workshop on Inventory Routing and Fleet-Size-and-Mix problems, Molde University, Oslo, Norway, September 2009.
  • Plenary Speaker, Conference on Scheduling: Theory and Applications (MISTA 2009) iv, “‘Strong’-‘Weak’ Precedence in Job Scheduling”, Dublin, Ireland, August 2009.
  • Invited Tutorial, INFORMS Western Regional Conference 2009, “Cooperative and Mixed Inventory Games”, Tempe, Arizona, April 2009.
  • Plenary Speaker, International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization (CO 2008), “Another Look at Euclidian TSP and Packing: ‘This’ Almost Never Happens”, University of Warwick, U.K, March 2008.


  • Conference Co-Chair-Behavioral and Quantitative Game Theory: Conference on Future Direction, 2010.

Professional Associations

  • Editorial Board: Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services (2006-present)
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Scheduling (2003-present)
  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
  • International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG)
  • Member of EPSRC Peer Review College, Swindon, UK, (2006-present)