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People

Institute Leadership

Anthony Ross
Faculty Director, Supply Chain Management Institute
Rockwell Automation Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management

Mark Kosfeld
Associate Director, Supply Chain Management Institute
Lecturer, Supply Chain Management


Affiliated Faculty
The Institute draws upon the expertise of faculty from the Lubar School of Business as well as other academic areas for a powerful combination of diverse expertise in supply chain research and education.

Anthony Ross
Rockwell Automation Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management
Professor, Supply Chain and Operations Management
Ph.D., Operations Management and Decision Sciences, Indiana University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Ross' research interests focus on buyer-supplier relationships, supply chain design, information technology in the supply chain, and global logistics. His research appears in leading journals and has received national recognition at professional meetings. His cutting-edge online teaching in virtual classrooms has also been recognized with all-university teaching awards.

Layth Alwan
Associate Professor, Production & Operations Management
Ph.D., Statistics/Operations Management, University of Chicago
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Alwan specializes in operations management, statistical quality control, and forecasting. His research includes developing model-based approaches for purposes of more effective statistical process monitoring. He also researches the impact of forecasting techniques on operational management issues such as supply-chain management. He teaches courses in data analysis, operations management, and quality management.

Xiang Fang
Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Operations Management
Ph.D., Operations Management, Case Western Reserve University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Fang's areas of expertise include supply chain management, production and inventory management, stochastic models, applied game theory, and operations-marketing interfaces.

Stephen France
Assistant Professor, Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Rutgers University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. France has research interests and expertise in the areas marketing research, database marketing/data mining, customer relationship management (CRM), internet/social media marketing, international marketing, psychometrics in marketing, and supply chain management.

Donna G. Genzmer, GISP
Director, Cartography & GIS Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Secretary, Treasurer, Webmaster, GIS Council
Chair, Communications, University Consortium for Geographic Information Science

Sanjoy Ghose
Professor, Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing (minor Statistics) Carnegie-Mellon University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Ghose specializes in modeling consumer perceptions and consumer choice. His current research focuses on modeling issues in areas such as the interactions between Internet marketing strategies and consumer preferences, consumer search behavior in the online domain, online retail competition dynamics, the impacts of advertising on consumer choice, and optimum product design. His other research interests include the marketing-manufacturing interface, reference pricing effects, and purchase incidence models.

William (Dave) Haseman
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor and IBM Professor, Information Technology Management
Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Director, SAP University Competency Center
Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Purdue University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Haseman specializes in areas of Internet-based technologies. His current research focuses on web services, portals and information exchange, SOA, group decision support and Internet-based tools. He teaches courses in Internet development tools, object and visual oriented programming languages, web services, .Net technology and SAP enterprise portals.

Dan Hirsch
Adjunct Professor

Hemant Jain
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Information Technology Management
Ph.D., Information Systems, Lehigh University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Jain specializes in information system agility through web services, service oriented architecture and component based development. His current interests include development of systems to support real time enterprises which have situational awareness, can quickly sense-and-respond to opportunities and threats, and can track-and-trace important items. He is also working on issues related to providing quick access to relevant knowledge for cancer treatment and to providing medical services through a virtual world. Dr. Jain is an expert in architecture design, database management and data warehousing. He teaches courses in database management, IT infrastructure design and management, and process management using SAP.

Mark Kosfeld
Associate Director, Supply Chain Management Institute
Lecturer, Supply Chain Management
MBA, Arizona State University
Areas of Expertise:
As Associate Director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, Mark Kosfeld is responsible for running the SCMI day-to-day operations.  He leads and guides students working on real-world projects with SCMI member companies.  He also teaches Introduction to Supply Chain within the Lubar School's undergraduate curriculum.

Kaan Kuzu
Assistant Professor, Supply Chain Management
Ph.D., Supply Chain Management & Operations Research, The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Kuzu's areas of expertise include stochastic modeling of service and manufacturing systems, queuing theory, supply chain management, behavioral research in operations, and operations-marketing interfaces.

Vishnu Nanduri
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of South Florida
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Nanduri specializes in models of energy policy, game-theory, and stochastic modeling in the public sector.

James Peoples
Professor, Economics
Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Berkeley
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Peoples’ areas of specialty are applied microeconomics, regulation, and labor economics in the transportation sector.  He was a 1988-1989 Ford Foundation Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a visiting scholar at Northwestern University from 1996 to 1997. He is also a board member of the National Economics Association and an L 'Institute Fellow at the University of Ferrara, Italy.  

Matthew Petering
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Ph.D., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Petering specializes in the modeling of global logistics and transportation problems such as ocean and rail container shipping, material handling systems via operations research techniques.

Tim Rutherford
Adjunct Professor
Areas of Expertise:
Mr. Rutherford specializes in strategic technology management.   His previous industry experience includes working with non-profits, for-profits, and government entities across multiple industries and markets.

Robin Seavers
Adjunct Professor
M.S.E.M, Quality Systems Development, Milwaukee School of Engineering
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Areas of Expertise:
Ms. Seavers specializes in areas of lean, six sigma, and statistical quality control. 

Romila Singh
Associate Professor, Organizations & Strategic Management
Ph.D., Organizational Sciences, Drexel University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Singh specializes in organizational behavior and human resource management. She teaches and conducts research on a variety of topics in these areas. In particular, her research focuses on understanding career management issues related to career decision-making, work-life relationships, mentoring, and the role of community in recruitment and retention of diverse individuals. Her other research interests include understanding individual differences in job attitudes and personality-situation congruence.

Timothy L. Smunt
Sheldon B. Lubar Dean
Professor, Operations Management
D.B.A, Operations Management, Indiana University
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Smunt’s research and teaching focus on strategic planning for both manufacturing and service firms, supply chain management, health care information systems and operations, business process management and international operations.

Jeff Turmel
Adjunct Professor
Areas of Expertise:
Mr. Turmel has significant industry experience in operations management, quality management, new product development, quality management, and supply chain management.

Xiaohang Yue
Associate Professor, Supply Chain & Operations Management
Ph.D., Operations Management, University of Texas-Dallas
Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Yue specializes in supply chain coordination, operations-marketing interface, and manufacturing system design. His teaching interests include operations management, supply chain management, and manufacturing technology and simulation.