Dr. Mandyam Srinivasan joined the faculty in 1992. His current research interests are in performance modeling and evaluation of manufacturing systems. His teaching interests include performance evaluation, lean production systems design and operation, and supply chain management.
Dr. Mandyam M. Srinivasan holds the Pilot Corporation Chair of Excellence in Business. He has a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University. His professional experience includes five years of employment in the automobile manufacturing industry. He received the Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research from the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences in 2006. He has won numerous awards for excellence in research and teaching.
Dr. Srinivasan teaches in the Executive MBA program, the Aerospace & Defense MBA program, the Professional MBA program, and in numerous programs run by the Center for Executive Education. His research and teaching efforts have been supported by grants and contracts from various organizations including the U.S. Air Force, the National Science Foundation, Northern Telecom, General Motors, Allied Signal-Honeywell and IBM. He served as the Focus Issue Editor for IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing and as an Associate Editor ofInternational Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems.
Dr. Srinivasan has adopted a breakthrough approach to supply chain management in his book, Streamlined: 14 Principles for Building and Managing the Lean Supply Chain, published by Thomson in 2004, and the subsequent book, Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage: Concepts and Cases, published by Tata McGraw-Hill in 2008.
In his spare time he enjoys playing "music" on his guitar.