Dr. Goentzel is founder and director of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab in the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. His research focuses on meeting human needs in resource-constrained settings through better supply chain management, information systems and decision support technology. Dr. Goentzel has created graduate-level courses in humanitarian logistics, international operations and supply chain finance, and has extensive experience using simulation games to build intuition and leadership skills. Dr. Goentzel received a Ph.D. from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.S. in applied mathematics from Colorado State University, and a B.A. in mathematics from Tabor College with studies at the Technical University of Budapest (Hungary).