Alessandro Arlotto

Associate Professor

Academic Areas: Decision Sciences
Phone Number: +1.919.660.7780

Teaching / Research Interests

Applied probability, Stochastic modeling, Stochastic dynamic programming, Combinatorial optimization, Applications to management sciences and economics

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Alessandro Arlotto is an Associate Professor of Business Administration, Mathematics, and Statistical Science at Duke University. Alessandro holds a primary appointment in the Decision Sciences area of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and secondary appointments in the departments of Mathematics and Statistical Science. Alessandro received his Ph.D. in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania and joined Duke University in the same year. 

Alessandro’s research interests are in probability, optimization and their applications to business and economics. His research has appeared in several journals including the Annals of Applied Probability, Management Science, Mathematics of Operations Research, Operations Research, and Stochastic Processes and their Applications. Alessandro is a recipient of the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. 

At Duke, Alessandro teaches the core course Probability and Statistics in the Daytime and Executive MBA programs as well as the Quantitative Business Analysis course for the Master in Management Studies. Alessandro also teaches the graduate course Stochastic Models.