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Ph.D. Operations Management
Diploma Statistics & Operations Research
B.E. Mechanical Engineering
Supply Chain Management
ProfileDr. V “Sri” Sridharan, who holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Iowa. Sri is, currently, a professor of management and Chair of the Department of Management at Clemson University. Since August 2000, he is also a professor at the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Lisbon, Portugal. During 2006 he was a visiting Professor at the Ecole de Management in Lyon, France and during 1991 he was a Visiting Professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology, in The Netherlands. Sri has taught graduate and executive courses also in Operations & Supply Chain Management in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, and the U.A.E. Since 2001, he has been regularly teaching the Supply Chain Management course in the Executive MBA program at the Zayed University in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Dr. Sridharan has research interests in the area of operations and supply chain management. He has published over one hundred refereed papers in leading scientific journals, scholarly monographs and reference books, and conference proceedings. Sri has supervised doctoral dissertations of twelve Ph.D. students. His research has generated more than $575,000 in research grant from various organizations, including the National Science Foundation, SIEMENS, Taylor Manufacturing Systems and McDonnell Douglas Aerospace. Sri serves as an Associate Editor of the Decision Sciences Journal. Previously he has served as the editor of POM CHRONICLE during 1995-2001 and the editor of the OMA Newsletter during 1992-1994. He has served also on the editorial review boards of the Production and Operations Management journal and the Journal of Operations Management. Dr. Sridharan received the 2002 Clemson University Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements in Research and the 1997 Provost Award for Scholarly Achievement. In 1997, and again in 2004, he was awarded the Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence. Sri has consulted for AT&T Bell Labs, Taylor Manufacturing Systems, NCR Computers, AHP Havermann and Partner GmBH, International Institute for Business Studies, Data Systems Technology, and the Ministry of Higher Education, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Supply Chain Integration, Supply Chain Risk Management, Supply Chain Complexity, Revenue / Capacity Management, Operations Scheduling, Inventory Management
Sridharan, V. and X. Li, “Improving Delivery Reliability By A New Due-Date Setting Rule,” European Journal of Operational Research, 2008.
Hales, D., S. Chakravarty, and V. Sridharan, "Testing Benford's Law to Improving Supply Chain Decision-Making: A Field Experiment" Forthcoming in the International Journal of Production Economics.