Supply Chain and Operations Faculty
The Supply Chain & Operations Department faculty are a group of scholars that embrace both research and teaching. The faculty team actively focuses on problem-driven research using a variety of strong research methodologies. Virtually every faculty member contributes to business-sponsored, problem-driven research.
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Karen Donohue's research examines methods for coordinating inventory and distribution decisions across supply chains. She draws on a number of different methodologies in her research including stochastic modeling, game theory, and behavioral economics.
Arthur V. Hill (Art) an Emeritus Professor in the Supply Chain and Operations Department in the Carlson School of Management. He has been awarded numerous teaching awards at the Carlson School and was recognized as an outstanding instructor in several national publications including Business Week.
Ximin (Natalie) Huang is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain and Operations at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. She holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management from Georgia Institute of Technology, and an MPhil and a BSc in Applied Mathematics from the University of Hong Kong. Her research focuses on supply chain management and sustainable operations.
Kevin Linderman is an Emeritus Professor in the Supply Chain and Operations Department in the Carlson School of Management. He holds a BA in mathematics and philosophy from Minnesota State University, MS in mathematics from Miami University, an MS in management science at Case Western Reserve University, and a PhD in operations from Case Western Reserve University.
Susan Meyer Goldstein is an associate professor of Supply Chain and Operations. She earned her BS in Genetics and Cell Biology and MBA at the University of Minnesota and her PhD in Operations Management from The Ohio State University. Her research interests include service process design, management, and improvement.
Anant Mishra is an Professor of Supply Chain and Operations at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His current research interests derive from contemporary real world issues in the areas of innovation, public sector operations, public health supply chains, and emerging market operations.
Christopher J. Nachtsheim is the Frank A. Donaldson Chair of Operations Management in the Supply Chain and Operations Department of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Nachtsheim received and his Ph.D.
Karthik Natarajan is an associate professor of Supply Chain and Operations at the Carlson School of Management. He received his Ph. D.
Kingshuk K. Sinha is a Professor and Chair of the Supply Chain and Operations Department, and is the holder of the Elmer L. Andersen Chair in Sustainable Supply Chain. He also serves as a Graduate Faculty in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
Steve Huchendorf is a Senior Lecturer with a Doctor of Arts Degree in Economics from Illinois State University. Recipient of a Carlson School of Management, Outstanding Teaching Award, 2014 and the Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003. Voted by Carlson School of Management students as Outstanding Faculty of the Year, 2007 and Outstanding Honors Faculty of the Year, 2006. Nominated by the Carls
David Quimby’s background includes extensive experience in distribution operations, supply chain management, logistics engineering and systems analysis in the private and public sectors.
Bob Azman is Founder and CEO of Innovative CX Solutions, LLC. Innovative CX Solutions, LLC is a Customer Experience Consulting specializing in CX Design and Execution, Sales and Service Experience Design and Talent Development. He is currently the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of the Customer Experience Professional Association (CXPA.org).
Kevin Wilde currently serves as an Executive Leadership Fellow at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He teaches applied leadership in a number of graduate courses. His current research topics include leadership coachability, executive derailment and contemporary talent development.
Norman Chervany is an Emeritus Professor in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
William Li is an Emeritus Professor in the Supply Chain and Operations Department at the Carlson School of Management. He received his B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from the Tsinghua University in China, and both his M.S. and his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He had worked at Ford Motor Company prior to joining the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota.
Roger Schroeder is an Emeritus Professor in the Supply Chain and Operations in the Carlson School of Management. Roger holds a BA in Mechanical Engineering, with high distinction, a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and he has a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.