Supply Chain Management and Analytics Seminar Series

2019-20 Academic Year

Dr. Vedat Verter, John H. McConnell Chair in Business Administration, Michigan State University

Title: Hypertension Management: A Value of Information Perspective
October 11, 2019 10:30a.m. - noon HLH 310


2018-19 Academic Year

Dr. Nagesh Gavirneni, Professor of Operations Management, Cornell University

Title: Government-to-Government (G2G) Contracts for India's Pulses Procurement: Ad-Hoc Bargaining, Long-Term Contracting and Supplier Diversification
September 7, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. – noon in HLH 310


Dr. John Fowler, Motorola Professor/Chair of Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University

Title: The Use of Simulation in Genetic Algorithms
September 21, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. – noon in HLH 310


Dr. Renato de Matta, The University of Iowa

Title: Supplier Production and Inventory Planning with Retailer Financing in a Supply Chain
September 28, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. – noon in HLH 310


Liang (Leon) Xu, Doctoral Candidate, Penn State University

Title: Inducing Compliance with Post-Market Studies for Drugs Under FDA'S Accelerated Approval Pathway
December 10, 2018 2-3:30 p.m. in HLH 209


Miao Bai, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery at Mayo Clinic

Title: Transforming Healthcare with Operations Research and Domain Knowledge
January 11, 2019 10:30 a.m.-noon in HLH 310


Jon Petersen, Head of Data Science for Aviation, Uber Technologies

Title: The Dawn of Urban Aerial Ridesharing
March 29, 2019 10:30 a.m.-noon in HLH 231 - SPECIAL MEET AND GREET AT 10 a.m.


Dr. Marco Ugarte, Sustainability Consultant, Antea Group

Title: Supply Chain Sustainability & The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
April 29, 2019 10:30a.m.- noon in HLH 310


2017-18 Academic Year

Dr. Kenneth Schultz, Associate Professor of Operations Management, Air Force Institute of Technology

Title: Behavioral Operations Management
September 15, 2017 | 10:45 a.m. – noon in CoB 231


Dr. Sajeesh Sajeesh, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Title: The Effect of Consumer Heterogeneity on Firm Profits in Conspicuous Goods Markets
September 29, 2017 | 10:45 a.m. – noon in CoB 111 A


Dr. Ann Campbell, Professor, University of Iowa

Title: Minimizing Costs and Emissions of Urban Freight Delivery
October 13, 2017 | 10:45 a.m. – noon in CoB 231


Dr. Yunxia (Peter) Zhu, Assistant Professor II, Rider University

Title: Outpatient Appointment Block Scheduling Under Patient Heterogeneity and Patient No-Shows
November 6, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. – noon in CoB 310


Yingchao Lan, Doctoral Candidate, Ohio State University

Title: Collaboration Structures in Integrated Health-care Delivery: Evidence from Accountable Care Organizations
November 10, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. – noon in CoB 302


Dr. Shivam Gupta, Assistant Professor, Texas State University

Title: Procurement with Cost and Non-Cost Attributes: Cost-Sharing Mechanisms
November 17, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. – noon in CoB 310


Eric Webb, Doctoral Candidate, Indiana University

Title: Mind the Gap: Coordinating Energy Efficiency and Demand Response
December 4, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 310


Vashkar Ghosh, Doctoral Candidate, University of Florida

Title: The Impact of Online Reviews for Service Competition of Online Retailers
January 26, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in CoB 310


Dr. Christian Haas, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Title: Analyzing Complex Systems-Algorithms, Strategic Behavior and Agent-based Models
February 9, 2018 | 1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. in CoB 310


Dr. Mark Ferguson, Chair/Professor, University of South Carolina

Title: Optimizing SKU Selection for Promotional Display Space at Grocery Retailers
March 27, 2018 | 10 - 11:30 a.m. in CoB 310

Dr. Damian Beil, Director/Professor, University of Michigan

Title: Recent Empirical and Analytical Studies in Supplier Selection
April 6, 2018 | 10 - 11:30 a.m. in CoB 310