Ronald Pelot

Ronald Pelot, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Professor, Industrial Engineering, Dalhousie University


Ronald Pelot, Ph.D., P.Eng., has been a professor in Industrial Engineering at Dalhousie University since 1994. Over the past three decades, he and his team have developed new software tools and analysis methods applied to maritime traffic safety (accidents at sea), environmental impacts of marine shipping traffic, and coastal zone safety and security. Research methods encompass spatial risk analysis, vessel traffic modelling, data processing and pattern analysis, location models for response resource allocation, safety analyses, logistics planning, and cumulative shipping impacts studies. He has taught courses in human factors engineering, risk and decision analysis, operations research and engineering economics. Dr. Pelot has published over 200 journal articles, conference proceedings and technical reports.


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