Aisha Najera Chesler

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Ph.D. in mathematics, Claremont Graduate University


Aisha Najera Chesler is a mathematician at the RAND Corporation.  Aisha has a broad experience with mathematical models and simulations. Recent work at RAND has focused on analytical and modeling work for the Army that supports readiness, efficiency, and modernization. She has extensive experience working with data from the Army’s tactical logistics system. She has worked on various business intelligence and data science projects designing metrics and algorithms that provide analytic support to improve supply chain metrics and manage risks. Other engagement areas include Cybersecurity of Supply Chains, Aviation readiness metrics and ERP analytics. 

Prior joining RAND, Aisha was a consultant for IBM Global Business Services supporting ERP implementations and strategic business opportunities for some of IBM’s largest global clients.
Her research interests include military logistics, cyber security, technology, and health policy topics.

Honors & Awards

  • RAND Spotlight award