Roles and Responsibilities
- College Postgraduate Appeal Committee Member (2018–current)
- School Executive Board Member (2017–current)
- Director of PG Programmes (2017–current)
- External Examiner, Business School, Strathclyde University. Glasgow, UK (2016–current)
- Convener of PG Board of Examiners (2015–2017)
- Management Science and Business Economics Research Champion (2015–2017)
- Member of the university team of programme reviewers (2013–current)
- Non-Professorial Representative to the Senatus (2013–2016)
- PhD application coordinator for Management Science and Business Economics (2013–2016)
- Management Science and Business Economics seminar coordinator (2013–2016)
Dr Roberto Rossi holds a B.Eng. and an M.Eng. from the University of Bologna (Italy), and a PhD from the University College Cork (Ireland). He is currently a Reader in Management Science at the University of Edinburgh (UK) and Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.
- Stochastic routing and scheduling
- Production planning & scheduling
- Stochastic constraint programming
- Stochastic modelling
- Inventory management
- Business analytics
His research focuses on automated reasoning: he develops systems that aim to be robust and scalable in such a way as to enable computers to act intelligently in increasingly complex real world settings and in uncertain environments.
He conducts cross-disciplinary methodological as well as applied research in decision making under uncertainty, artificial intelligence, operational research and supply chain management.
He has over fifty intellectual contributions in flagship international journals and conference proceedings and has attracted research council as well as industry funding in excess of 1 million EUR.