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2008 Kellogg Operations Workshop - September 5-6

Incoming Operations faculty members: Itai Guvrich and Hyo duk Shin

Kellogg Professors Win Best Paper Award

The 2007-08 Operations Seminar Series is now underway. Click here for the schedule.

The 2006-07 Operations Seminar Series has come to a close. Please check back later this summer for information on talks in the fall quarter.

Two Operations professors promoted
Professors Sunil Chopra and Jan A. Van Mieghem have received promotions. Chopra will become the new Senior Associate Dean: Faculty and Teaching. Van Mieghem will serve a two-year term as MEDS Department Chair. Both will continue to teach Operations classes while performing their new administrative duties. Prof. Chopra was recently interviewed about his new position in The Link (Kellogg ID required).

2006 Kellogg Operations Workshop will be held Sept. 8-9 at the Allen Center. Please click here for registration and more information.

Deskmusk takes helm of MMM program
Operations Professor Sudhakar D. Deshmukh has replaced Sunil Chopra as co-director of the MMM program.

The 2005-06 Operations Seminar Series has come to a close. Please check back later this summer for information on talks in the fall quarter.

Where Do You Stand On Waiting In Line?
Kellogg Operations Professor Gad Allon was quoted recently in this article on queueing appearing in the Newhouse News Service.

Three new Operations faculty members join the team
The Center for Operations and Supply Chain Management is welcoming three new associated faculty members for the 2005-06 school year.
Gad Allon specializes in service operations, supply chain management and queueing theory. He received his PhD in Operations Management from Columbia University this summer, having previously worked as a consultant for Israeli airline El-Al.
Achal Bassamboo joins us after receiving his PhD in Business Administration from Stanford. He specializes in the study of stochastic processing systems, rare event simulation, applied probability, and revenue management.
Wuqin Lin also recently earned his PhD, having studied Industrial Engineering at Georgia Tech. His current research interests include stochastic networks, resource allocation and performance analysis of computer, telecommunication and manufacturing systems, logistics, and supply chain management.

Click here to link to the official site of the 2005 MSOM Conference, which was held at Kellogg in June.

U.S. News and World Report annual Rankings, April 2005
US News and World Report has again lauded the Kellogg School’s efforts in the subject area of Operations and Supply Chain Management. NU ranks seventh nationally in Operations for the second consecutive year, while its Supply Chain Management program comes in at No. 13.

Kellogg team takes second in operations case competition
Students from the Kellogg School of Management tapped their operations insights to garner a second-place win at the ninth annual International Operations Case Competition, held at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business on Nov. 5 and 6, 2004.

2004 Kellogg Operations Workshop, July 24-25, 2004

New Study Adds Fuel to Debate on Impact of Outsourcing
Miami Herald, April 12, 2004
"In a global economy, companies map their strategies in relation to one another," says IBM Distinguished Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems Sunil Chopra.

What We Learned In The New Economy
Fast Company, March, 2004
Both Sunil Chopra, the IBM Distinguished Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems, and Shane Greenstein, the Elinor and H. Wendell Hobbs Distinguished Professor of Management and Strategy are quoted in this series of articles.

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