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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

December 05, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 5101
November 14, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 5101
October 17, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Kellogg Global Hub, 5101

Featured Faculty Members

Chaithanya Bandi

Professor Bandi studies how firms can optimize decisions in situations with limited information.

Martin Lariviere

In a recent study, Professor Lariviere considers the costs and benefits of assigning customers to priority queues.

Jan A. Van Mieghem

Professor Van Mieghem studies supply chain operations from a strategic and tactical perspective.

Recent Operations Research

Operations News

Attention Passengers: Your Next Flight Will Likely Arrive Early. Here’s Why.
Yuval Salant, Jan A. Van Mieghem, Kellogg Insight, November 06, 2018
Amazon is Packing More Stuff into Warehouses and is Considering a Change in How it Measures Space
Tarek Abdallah, CNBC.com, November 04, 2018
A Counterintuitive Way to Keep Shelves Stocked and Prices Down
Robert Bray, Kellogg Insight, October 04, 2018
Battling Amazon: Chicago-based ShipBob lands $40M, opens Cicero warehouse
Sunil Chopra, Chicago Tribune, September 06, 2018
Here’s a Better Way to Schedule Surgeries
Chaithanya Bandi, Kellogg Insight, September 05, 2018

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