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Kellogg Operations Department

Faculty in the Operations Department examine how firms design and manage their activities and resources to achieve their strategic goals.

Through both theoretical and empirical research, the faculty study a wide range of industries including retail, transportation, and healthcare. In both research and teaching, faculty consider not just traditional manufacturing topics but also supply chains and services.

Operations faculty include a number of noted, award-winning scholars who have published both scholarly articles and textbooks.

Department faculty publish in academic journals as well as produce managerial-oriented articles and textbooks. Multiple faculty members have won scholarly awards for individual papers as well as career achievement awards such as being named Distinguished Fellows of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society.

Operations faculty members have held numerous editorial positions at top publications, such as Operations Research, Management Science, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. Individual faculty have also taken on leadership roles in professional organizations, such as Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society and the Applied Probability Society.


Upcoming Events

October 03, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 5101
October 10, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 5101
October 17, 2018 | 12:00 PM
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Featured Faculty Members

Anton Braverman

Professor Braverman’s research is focused on stochastic modelling and applied probability.

Sunil Chopra

Professor Chopra recently published research on eco-activities and operating performance in the electronics industry.

Achal Bassamboo

Professor Bassamboo researches service systems, revenue management and information sharing.

Recent Operations Research

Operations News

Battling Amazon: Chicago-based ShipBob lands $40M, opens Cicero warehouse
Sunil Chopra, Chicago Tribune, September 06, 2018
How the Potato Ushered in an Era of Peace
Nancy Qian, Kellogg Insight, May 02, 2018
Localized Natural Disasters Can Hurt an Entire Country’s Economy
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi, Kellogg Insight, February 02, 2018
Kellogg welcomes seven tenure-line faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year
Karlan_Dean, Nancy Qian, Ponticelli_Jacopo, Tahbaz-Salehi_Alireza, Dong_Ping, Youn_Hyejin, Braverman_ Anton, Kathleen Hagerty, October 18, 2017
Kellogg School faculty publish books to empower business leaders
Mohanbir Sawhney, Leigh Thompson, Alexander Chernev, Anne Coughlan, Moran Cerf, Sunil Chopra, Justin Craig , Amy Schuman, August 11, 2017

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