Donald Erlenkotter

Professor Emeritus

Phone: (310) 825-1644

Fax: (310) 825-1581


A founder of the Production and Operations Management Society, Professor Don Erlenkotter focuses his research and teaching on how mathematical models can be applied to managerial decisions. He has served the UCLA Anderson School as Chairman and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and has held appointments with the Agency for International Development, the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.

During 1994-95, Professor Erlenkotter was a Senior Fulbright Scholar at Kathmandu University in Nepal. He has studied, worked and taught in the developing markets of East Asia, including India, Iran and Nepal.


Ph.D. Management Science, 1970, Stanford University
M.S. Statistics-Operations Research, 1964, Stanford University
MBA Management Science, 1963, Stanford University
B.C.E. Civil Engineering, 1960, Georgia Institute of Technology


Facility Planning, Water Resources, Energy Systems, Management Science, Decision Sciences, Operations Management