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Fall 2022

  • Tour of the Stihl, Inc. Virginia Beach location on 11/1/2022
  • Port of Virginia Tours:
    • 9/22/2022
    • 9/23/2022
    • 9/30/2022

Networking Picnic - ODU Maritime and Supply Chain Graduate Student Association

  • Location: ODU Whitehurst Beach Park
  • Time: 11:30 AM – 4 PM, July 9, 2022

Spring 2022 - Tour of the Stihl, Inc. Virginia Beach location on April 8th

Spring 2022 - Career Café for Maritime and Supply Chain Management students

2022 Report - ODU Ranked No. 1 in Maritime Research Among U.S. Universities in Peer-Reviewed Study

A recent peer-reviewed study ranked Old Dominion University as the top U.S. university in maritime management research based on a calculated “impact score.” The survey, which appeared in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, looked at maritime publications by academic researchers in the world from 2000 to 2019.

January 2022-Media Interview

Dr. Erika Marsillac interviewed with WTKR TV station to discuss grocery store empty shelves due to labor shortages, winter weather. Read the full news at More discussions with KSHB TV station about the inflation is costing consumers more can be found at

Fall 2021-Speaker Series

  • Title: Global Supply Chain Management at Stihl USA
    Time: 12:15 – 1:30 Tuesday, October 5, 2021
    Presenter: Frank Gallion, Stihl, USA
  • Title: Big Data Analytics and Its Applications in Supply Chain
    Time: 1:00 – 2:00 Wed., October 6, 2021
    Presenter: Professor Ling Li, ODU
  • Workshop: NAVIS N4 workshop
    Time: 7:10 PM – 9:50 PM, September 29, 2021

Spring 2021-Speaker Series

  • Title: Supply Chain Data Sources and Common Estimation Techniques
    Time: April 30, 2021
    Presenter: Dr. Yan Dong
  • Title: How To Write Journal Articles
    Time: April 26, 2021
    Presenter: Dr. Phillip H. Phan
  • Title: Common Method Bias in PLS-SEM
    Time: Mar 17, 2021
    Presenter: Dr. Ned Kock
  • Title: Supply Chain Analytics: Research, Teaching, and Applications
    Time: Feb 19, 2021
    Presenter: Dr. Yao Zhao

Spring 2021-Workshops

  • Workshop: NAVIS N4 hands-on workshop
    Time: Saturday, 10:00 – 12:00 pm Mar 27, 2021
    Presenter: Yiu Cheng, Renee Weather, Shawn Altman.
  • Workshop: Visual tour of the Port of Virginia and NAVIS N4 demo
    Time: Wednesday, 7:10pm Feb 17, 2021
    Presenter: Yiu Cheng, Director of IT, the Port of Virginia and adjunct faculty of ODU
  • Workshop: Coding Introduction Workshop – R SQL Python
    Time: Tuesday, 12:45pm, Feb 16, 2021 
    Organized by Business Analytics Student Club

Fall 2020-Speaker Series

  • Title: Publishing in top operations and supply chain management journals: successes, failures, and works in process!
    Time: Nov.6 2020
    Presenter: Dr. David Dobrzykowski
  • Title: Information Retrieval and Mining in Social Media
    Time: December 10, 2020
    Presenter: Dr. Dazhi Chong
  • Title: Visualization of COVID-19 data
    Time: December 3, 2020
    Presenter: Dr. Yong Chen
  • Title: Big Data
    Time: November 5, 2020
    Presenter: Dr. Michael Kataev
  • Title: Using Data to Make Business Decisions
    Time: October 29, 2020
    Presenter: Mrs. Robin Loeffler
  • Title: Data Analysts/ Scientists in NAVY: duties, requirements and governmental hiring process
    Time: October 8, 2020
    Presenter: Mr. Anthony Garverick

Spring 2020-Speaker Series

  • Title: Fun Science from Satellite-borne CALIPSO Lidar Measurements
    Time: September 26, 2019
    Presenter: Dr. Zhaoyan Liu

Spring 2018-Speaker Series

  • Title: Image databases
    Time: March 29, 2018
    Presenter: Dr. Larisa Bulysheva
  • Title: Research Topics and Series on Statistical Applications
    Time: March 1, 2018
    Presenter: Dr. Norou Diawara
  • Title: Big Data Analytics and Its application in Supply Chain
    Time: February 22, 2018
    Presenter: Dr. Ling Li
  • Title: Big Data Analytics
    Time: February 8, 2018
    Presenter: Dr. Lida Xu