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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Supply Chain Management and Analytics Seminar Series

2020-21 Academic Year

Dr. Bariş Ata, Chookaszian Family Professor of Operations Management, University of Chicago

Title: Structural Estimation of Kidney Transplant Candidates’ Quality of Life Scores: Improving National Kidney Allocation Policy Under Endogenous Patient Choice and Geographical Structure
September 25, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – noon | via Zoom

Dr. Bilal Khan, Happold Professor in the Sociology and Computer Science Departments, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Title: A New Platform to Collect Continuous Contextual Data on Attitudes and Behaviors from Networked Populations Over Long Timescales
October 2, 2020 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | via Zoom

Dr. Luv Sharma, Assistant Professor of Management Science, University of South Carolina

Title: An Empirical Study of Food Waste in U.S. Food Banks
October 16, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – noon | via Zoom

Dr. Krishnamurthy Iyer, Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Minnesota

Title: Information Design for Congested Social Services: Optimal Need-Based Persuasion
October 23, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – noon | via Zoom

Dr. Ruizhi Zhang, Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Title: Adaptive Change-Point Detection on the Ising Model and Non-Convex M-Estimation
October 30, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – noon | via Zoom

Dr. Meng Li, Associate Professor in Operations Management, Rutgers University

Title: AI and Procurement
November 6, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – noon | via Zoom

Dr. Yixin (Iris) Wang, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois

Title: Manufacturing and Regulatory Barriers to Generic Drug Competition: A Structural Model Approach
December 4, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – noon | via Zoom

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 | 10:30 a.m. – noon in HLH 310

Dr. Hui Zhao, Associate Professor and Robert G. and Caroline Schwartz Fellow, Penn State University

Title: Drug Reimbursement Policy and Drug Shortages
March 6, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 306

Dr. Feng (Susan) Lu, Gerald Lyles Rising Star Associate Professor of Management, Purdue University

Title: TBA
March 13, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. - noon in HLH 310

Dr. Stefan Feuerriegel, Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems, ETH Zurich

Title: TBA
March 19, 2020 | TBD

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