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Matt Liotine

Matt Liotine, Clinical Associate Professor of Information and Decision Sciences
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Information and Decision Sciences

Office: 2119 UH
Phone: (312) 413-2360


  • Ph.D. Princeton University, School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • M.A. Princeton University, School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • M.S. Princeton University, School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • M.S. New York University, Polytechnic Institute
  • B.S. New York University, Polytechnic Institute
  • Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)
  • Business Continuity Planning (CBCP)
  • Homeland Security Level-III (CHS-III)
  • Business Continuity Institute (MBCI)
  • Project Management (IBM Systems Management Institute)


  • Technical Manager at AT&T Bell Laboratories
  • Vice President at BLR Research
  • Associate Vice President at Edwards & Kelcey
  • Director of Information Technologies for the Carlson Group, Inc
  • Senior Industrial Engineer for Union Carbide Corporation
Teaching roles at
  • Princeton University
  • DePaul University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology

Classes Taught

  • UIC College of Business Administration
  • UIC School of Public Health
  • UIC Corporate MBA Program
  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design Project 
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning and Supply Chain Systems
  • Lean Six Sigma 
  • Enterprise Information Infrastructure Planning & Security
  • Strategic Emergency Management & Continuity Planning
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Critical Infrastructure and Resource Protection Planning

Research & Publications

Research Areas
  • Supply Chain Resiliency and Risk Models
  • Critical Operations and Infrastructure Protection
  • Business and Operations Continuity Planning
  • Technology Applications in Supply Chain Management
Research Accomplishments
  • Regional catastrophic planning public-private models
  • Supply chain inventory management models for catastrophic planning
  • Supply chain resiliency models using probabilistic input-output approaches
  • Technology applications in supply chain management
  • Parallel-serial resilience models for mission critical network components
  • Wireless intelligent network systems for mobile networks
  • Intelligent network element definition for global networks
  • Dynamic non-hierarchical flexible network routing
  • Full group engineering of bilateral networks
  • Near-optimal heuristic forecast models for networks with cross-connects
  • Vehicle routing models for delivery of liquid chemicals
  • Optimal rail routing of liquefied gases subject to losses
  • Inventory modeling of cylinder utilization over time
  • Generalized network models for combined production & distribution of liquefied gases
  • Mission-Critical Network Planning (Artech House bestseller)
  • Over 40 papers, publications & presentations

Awards & Affiliations

  • UIC Teaching Scholar
  • ISACA Certificate of Excellence
  • UIC Teaching Recognition Award
  • AT&T Network Architecture Award
  • AT&T Quality Award
  • U.S. Navy Superior Accomplishment Award
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) member
  • ISACA Academic Program Committee Chairman
  • ISACA Student Chapter Advisor for UIC
  • INFORMS Past President (Chicago region)
  • UIC SAP Faculty Coordinator