Dr. Vaidy Jayaraman
School of Business, University of Miami, USA
Area: Operations Management
Prof. Vaidy Jayaraman is a Faculty at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami, FL where he teaches Operations and Supply Chain Management. Prior to joining the University of Miami, he was a faculty at the School of Business Administration, Washington State University and at University of Southern Mississippi. He received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from University of Madras and his Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from College of Engineering (Guindy), Anna University, Madras. He also received his M.S in Mathematical Sciences and his M.B.A. in Management/Information Systems from University of Akron, Ohio, his M.S. in Operations Research and his Ph.D. in Operations and Supply Chain Management from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
He has more than 18 years of teaching experience and has taught at the undergraduate, Post-graduate, PHD and Executive MBA level. He also has several years of experience in teaching Executive Education and has offered workshops and training programs in the area of Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Management Sciences and Business Statistics in many countries including United States, India, China and Singapore.
He has received several awards both in teaching and research. In December 2011, he received the Excellence in Teaching award from the Executive MBA students at University of Miami. In 2010, he was appointed as a charter member in the University’s Faculty Learning Community. In April 2006, he won the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award at the School of Business Administration (He won the same award in May 2002 as well). In May 2005, he was awarded the University of Miami Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, a prestigious award given to only a select few across various schools and departments in the University. He has also won the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (1998) and the Louis Brandt Faculty Research (1996) award at the University of Southern Mississippi.
He has co-authored two books. The first book is titled: “Sustainable Supply Chains: Models, Methods and Public policy implications (Springer publication). The second is titled: “Business Forecasting and Demand Planning.” He has published more than 50 refereed journal articles. His primary research interests are in Strategic Design and Management of Supply Chains, Design and Management of Sustainable Value Chain Systems and Service Operations Management. He has interacted extensively with companies in the United States and several MNCs.
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