Dinesh R. Pai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Business Administration
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Project and Supply Chain Management
Professor-in-Charge, Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6643
Office Location: Olmsted Building, E356
Mailing Address:
E356 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Dr. Pai completed his Ph.D. in supply chain management at Rutgers University prior to joining Penn State Lehigh. He joined Penn State Harrisburg in fall 2011. Dr. Pai also brings to the classroom corporate experience having worked in various project management and operations-type positions in Mumbai, India. He has currently published in such journals as Expert Systems with Applications, Journal of Computer Information Systems, and Advances in Business and Management Forecasting.

Professional Affliations

  • Center for Supply Chain Research at Penn State
  • Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)
  • INFORMS
  • Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE)
Research Interests
Supply chain management
Logistics strategy
Operations management in the service and healthcare industry
Research Methodologies Multivariate statistical methods
Artificial intelligence
Mathematical programming
Discrete event simulation