Dinesh R. Pai, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, School of Business Administration
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Project and Supply Chain Management
Professor-in-Charge, Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, E335
E335 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
Biography

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

Education

B.ME.; M.B.A.; Ph.D. (Rutgers University)