Ph.D. in Logistics

Fisher Hall

The Logistics Ph.D. program is accepting applications for new Ph.D. students to begin in Autumn 2024. Interested students are encouraged to connect with Dr. Xiang (Sean) Wan (

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year will be available between August 1, 2023 and January 15, 2024. The application requirements and the online application form can be found here: Logistics PhD program application requirements

The high quality of the internationally recognized logistics faculty and research programs within Fisher College of Business establishes an ideal environment for training Ph.D. students to develop new knowledge and disseminate it to the academic community and into business practice.

The Logistics Ph.D. program’s objectives are:

To develop a comprehensive understanding of the basic elements of Business Logistics and the ability to integrate these elements into a systems perspective.

To develop the ability to design and conduct research of significant scope and content so that it constitutes a contribution to the discipline.

To maintain a tradition of scholarship and a professional commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

View our Logistics Ph.D. Program Brochure to learn more.

Current PhD Students

Our current Logistics PhD students are listed below, as well as links to their Fisher directory biographies:

You can explore the full list of our faculty, staff, and PhD members using the Fisher Directory tool.

Logistics PhD Alumni

Visit our Alumni page to view more information on our recent alumni.

Contact a Logistics Faculty Advisor

Xiang (Sean) Wan
Associate Professor of Logistics
Logistics Ph.D. Program Coordinator

Fisher Hall
2100 Neil Ave Columbus, Ohio 43210-1144