Vishal Gaur

Vishal Gaur

Professor

Associate Dean for MBA Programs

Emerson Professor of Manufacturing Management

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Faculty Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Quantitative Modeling
  • Business Analytics

Contact

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
607.255.6755
vg77@cornell.edu
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Biography

Professor Vishal Gaur is associate dean for MBA programs, Emerson Professor of Manufacturing Management, and professor of operations, technology and information management at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. His research interests lie in retail operations and supply chain management, and his current projects deal with internet retail operations, risk in supply networks, and linking operations with financial performance of firms.

Gaur teaches the MBA core course in operations management and an MBA elective course in retail operations. He has received numerous awards for his research and teaching: the Johnson Faculty Research Award in 2012-13; the Clifford H. Whitcomb Faculty Fellowship in 2010-11; the Johnson Core Faculty Award by the graduating classes of 2015, 2012, and 2008; the Johnson Cornell Tech Core Faculty Award by the graduating class of 2017; the Wickham Skinner Early Career Research Accomplishments Award by the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) in 2006; and honorable mention in the George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award Competition in 2001. His co-authored paper, "Hedging Inventory Risk Through Market Instruments," published in the journal Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, received the 2008 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Best Paper Award. He serves as a department editor for Management Science and an associate editor for Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Operations Research, and Production and Operations Management. Prof. Gaur received his PhD in 2001 from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad in 1995, and his BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1993. Before joining Johnson, he was an assistant professor at the NYU Stern School of Business during 2001-07 and a visiting associate professor at Harvard Business School during 2007-08.


Selected Publications


Awards and Honors

  • Core Faculty Award (2017) Johnson Cornell Tech Class of 2017
  • The Core Faculty Award (2015) Johnson Graduate School of Management
  • Best Paper Award Runner Up (2014) M&SOM iFORM SIG
  • Wickham Skinner Early Career Research Accomplishments Award (2006) POMS
  • George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention (2001) INFORMS

Recent Courses

  • NMI 5000 - Directed Reading and Research
  • NCCT 5080 - Managing Operations
  • NBA 5200 - Retail Operations

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D University of Pennsylvania- The Wharton School, 2001
  • MA University of Pennsylvania- The Wharton School, 2000
  • MBA Indian Institute of Management, 1995
  • Btech. Indian Institute of Technology,, 1993
Vishal Gaur