Nagesh Gavirneni

Nagesh Gavirneni

Professor

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Faculty Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Services Operations Management

Contact

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
607.254.6776
nagesh@cornell.edu
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Biography

Nagesh Gavirneni is a professor of operations management at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. His research interests are in the areas of supply chain management, inventory control, production scheduling, simulation, and optimization. He is now using these models and methodologies to solve problems in healthcare, agriculture, and humanitarian logistics in developing countries. His papers have appeared in Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Operations Research Letters, IIE Transactions, Interfaces, and IEEE Transactions on Reliability. Previously, he was an assistant professor in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Before that he was the chief algorithm design engineer of SmartOps, a software architect at Maxager Technology, Inc., and a research scientist with Schlumberger. He has also held visiting faculty positions at Nanyang Business School (Associate Professor, 2011-12) and MIT Sloan School of Management (Professor, 2016-17). His undergraduate degree from IIT-Madras is in mechanical engineering, and he has received master's degrees from Iowa State University and Carnegie Mellon University.


Selected Publications


Awards and Honors

  • M&SOM student paper competition (1996) M&SOM
  • William W. Cooper Doctoral Dissertation Award (1998) Carnegie Mellon University
  • Finalist (2016) Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Best Paper Award
  • Best Theory-Driven Empirical Paper Award (2017) Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference
  • Cornell Center for Hospitality Research Industry Relevance Award (2017)

Recent Courses

  • NCC 5080 - Managing Operations
  • NBA 6500 - Semester in Strategic Operations - Practicum

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D Carnegie Mellon University, 1997
  • MSc Carnegie Mellon University, 1994
  • MSc Iowa State University, 1993
  • Btech. Indian Institute of Technology, 1989
Nagesh Gavirneni