Don Graham


Programs Taught

Production Analytics


Don Graham started his career as an electrical engineer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and eventually progressed professionally to the transportation and analytics field, where he has worked, taught, and researched for over 20 years. Don is known for his multidisciplinary background which he leverages across industries. His research interests include smart city analytics, AI/ML, optimization, and supply chain systems.

The focus of his current work has been on smart cities, blockchain applications, forecasting for supply chain networks and optimal algorithms for congestion pricing. Don has presented his research at several national conferences such as the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and has authored several books and articles on supply chain forecasting and optimization. Previously, he served as a Data Science professor at Northwestern University and at the Florida Institute of Technology in Transportation and Logistics for over 10 years. In addition, he worked in industry at Capgemini, the Institute for Defense Analysis, Lockheed Martin, and AVIS.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Data Scientist/Engineer Consultant, Capgemini
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
  • Adjunct Professor, Transportation & Logistics, Florida Institute of Technology
  • Adjunct Professor, Data Science, Northwestern University
  • Operations Analyst, Department of Defense
  • Florida Light & Power, Project Manager
  • Research Fellow, Institute for Defense Analysis
  • Operations Research Analyst, AVIS Car Rental
  • Consultant, New York City Board of Education
  • Engineer II, Lockheed-Martin/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Transportation Engineering, University of Central Florida 
  • MS, Operations Research, Columbia University 
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Florida


  • Graham, D. (2023). Integrated Electronic Payment Technologies for Smart Cities (1st ed.). Springer Cham.
  • Graham, D. (2023). Applications of Heuristic Algorithms to Optimal Road Congestion Pricing (1st ed.). Routledge.

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