Ph.D. Operations and Information Management,
2001, The Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania,
M.A. Managerial Science and Applied
Economics, 2000, The
M.B.A., 1995, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad,
B.Tech. Computer Science
and Engineering, 1993, Indian Institute of
2012- : Professor of Operations Management, The Johnson School, Cornell University
2010-2012: Emerson Professor of Manufacturing Management, The Johnson School, Cornell University
2007-2012 : Associate Professor of Operations Management, The Johnson School, Cornell University
2007-08: Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard Business School.
2001-07: Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU.
2000-01: Instructor, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU.
Operations, Citibank, N. A.,
Awards and Honors
T Nominated for Apple Teaching Award by the graduating MBA classes in 2010, 2011 and 2012, The Johnson School, Cornell University.
T 2010-11 Clifford H. Whitcomb Faculty Fellowship, the Johnson School, Cornell University
T 2007-08 Core Faculty Award at the Johnson School
T M&SOM Best Paper Award, 2008 (Citation)
T Wickham Skinner Early Career Research Accomplishments Award by POMS in 2006.
T M&SOM Meritorious Service Award, 2004, 2008.
T George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention, awarded by INFORMS in 2001.
T Industry scholarships for superior academic performance, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 1993-95
T Merit scholarships for superior academic performance, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1989-93
T National Talent Scholarship awarded by the Government of India, 1987-93
Department Editor, POM Retail Operations Department. (September 2010- ).
Guest editor, POM Special Issue on Retail Operations, with Ananth Raman and Jai Swaminathan.
Associate Editor, Management Science (January 2009- ), M&SOM (January 2006- ), POMS (January 2006- ), Operations Research Letters (2004-08).
Member, Editorial Review Board of M&SOM Special Issue on Applications of Empirical Science in Operations Management.
Member, Editorial Review Board of M&SOM, Production and Operations Management (2003 to present).
Judge, M&SOM Student Paper Competition, 2002, 2005-10.
Judge, POMS Supply Chain College Student Paper Award Competition, 2007.
Reviewer for EJOR, Management Science, M&SOM, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research, ORL, POMS, NSF.
Track Co-Chair, Track on Empirical and Econometric Research in Operations Management, POMS Annual Conference, 2007, Dallas.
Member, INFORMS, POMS
Doctoral Dissertation Committees
Chang Hee Park, Johnson School, Cornell University (committee member).
Michael Dixon, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University (committee member).
Nikolay Osadchiy, NYU Stern School of Business, 2010, (co-advisor and committee member)
Richard Lai, Harvard Business School, 2008 (committee member)
Jayanth Krishnan, The Wharton School, U. of Penn., 2007 (committee member)
Saravanan Kesavan, Harvard Business School, 2007 (co-advisor & committee member)
Dorothee Honhon, NYU Stern School of Business, 2006 (co-advisor & committee chair)
Cagri Haksoz, NYU Stern School of Business, 2004 (committee member)
NSF grant CMMI-0800580 for “Collaborative Research: Risk Management in Supply Chains Using Market Information” – 6/2008 to 5/2011.
Zany Brainy, Inc.
Harvard-Wharton Center for Operations Effectiveness in Retailing (COER).
4R Systems, Inc.