Professor Robert Dyson
Emeritus Professor
(WBS Executive Office)

Initially a research mathematician and senior systems technologist at Pilkington Plc (1964-70). Joined Warwick Business School in 1970 as a lecturer. Chair (Head) of WBS 1978-81 and Dean 1998-2000. Visiting Fellow at Technische Hogeschool Twente, Enschede (1977) and Visiting Professor at the University of Texas, Austin (1982). Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University 1989-95 and 1999-2005. Chair of the Committee of Professors of Operational Research (1995-7) and President of the Operational Research Society (1998 and 99). Elected a Companion of Operational Research (2007). Board Member of the Coventry Partnership (1998-2005). Governor of Kenilworth School 1989-98, Chair of Governors (1993-97) and a presently a Trustee. An Editor of the European Journal of Operational Research since 2006.

Research Interests

Has published extensively in the fields of cutting and packing, stochastic programming, financial modelling, strategic development, strategy support, data envelopment analysis and performance management.