Buyback Pricing of Durable Goods in Dual Distribution Channels, to appear MSOM.
Excess Procurement Strategies by a Dominant Buyer when Supply is Constrained, NRL, 2019.
Customer Learning in Call Centers from Previous Waiting Experiences OR, 2018.
Big Data Analytics for Rapid, Impact, Sustained and Efficient (RISE) Humanitarian Supply Chains, POM, 2018.
Are Strategic Customers Bad for a Supply Chain?, MSOM, 2018.
Multi-Treatment Inventory Allocation in Humanitarian Health Settings under Funding Constraints, POM, 2017.
Impact of Take Back Regulation on the Remanufacturing Industry, POM, 2017.
Technology and Value Chain Innovation
Value Chain Innovation (MBA)
Operations Management (PhD)
Wei Huang (STOR), SAS (2005)
Almula Camdereli, Georgetown (2006)
Sriram Narayanan, Michigan State (2007)
Muge Yayla-Kullu, RPI (2008)
Olga Perdikaki, Texas A&M (2009)
Gokce Esenduran, Ohio State (2010)
Yen-Ting Lin, U. San Diego (2011)
Vidya Mani, Penn State (2011)
Karthik Natarajan, Minnesota (2014)
Maggie Zhang, Clemson (2018)
Naga Sethuraman, U. Kansas
Jayashankar (Jay) M. Swaminathan, GlaxoSmithKline
Distinguished Professor of Global Operations at the Kenan-Flagler
Business School and Professor of Statistics
and Operations Research (by courtesy) at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior
to joining Kenan-Flagler he was an
assistant professor at Walter A. Haas School of Business, University
of California, Berkeley.
Professor Swaminathan is an expert in productivity and innovation in business operations. He has published over 100 articles on these topics. He is an elected Fellow of INFORMS and POMS. His research has been recognized with awards including the CAREER Award given by the National Science Foundation, the George E. Nicholson Prize, George B. Dantzig Award and Daniel H.Wagner Prize given by INFORMS. He has served as principal investigator on grants from NSF and CIBER as well as for the Obama-Singh 21st century knowledge initiative award.
He has been recognized with the Weatherspoon Distinguished Teaching Award as well as the Schwabacher Fellowship. He has also been recognized for his outstanding leadership and dedicated service to Kenan-Flagler with the Roy Holsten Award. He is one of the youngest Distinguished Professors in the history of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A sought after speaker, he has interacted with many organizations around productivity and innovation in their operations including AGCO, Agilent, CEMEX, IBM, McKinsey, Nokia, Railinc, Samsung, UNICEF and US Navy.
Ph.D., GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University
MS, GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University
B.Tech, Computer Science, IIT Delhi
Practice Oriented Publications
“Case Study: 1800 Flower.com’s response to a downturn”, Financial Times, 2014
When Supply Chains Save Lives”, Supply Chain Management Review, 2013.
“Case Study: Getting Food to Disaster Victims”, Financial Times, 2010.
“Looking Long Term on the Passage to Chindia”, Financial Times, 2009.
“Is India Labeled as Slumdog Superpower” Triangle Business Journal, 2009.
”India on Brakes”, Smart Manager,2009.
Department Editor: Management Science and POM Journal
Co-Editor (Special Issue): MSOM Journal
Senior Associate Dean, Associate Dean of Global EMBA, Area Chair of Operations, Director of UNC Global Business: UNC Kenan-Flagler
Chairman: OneMBA Consortium
Fellow: UNC Academic Leadership Program
President: College of Supply Chain Management, POMS
Vice President: INFORMS, MSOM Society
Associate Editor: Management Science, Operations Research, IIE, NRL, OR Letters