Honors

Elected as the Executive Vice President and President-Elect for MSOM Society,  INFORMS, 2021

Elected as the MSOM VP for Meetings, INFORMS, 2020

Inaugural Whitman Senior Faculty Research Award, Syracuse University, 2019

Elected as the Chair of the iFORM (integration of finance, operations and risk management) Special Interest Group of the INFORMS Society, 2018

2017 INFORMS Editor’s Cut for the best papers published among all INFORMS publications in the last five years. Two separate publications are selected among a total of fourteen.

2017 Wickham Skinner Prize for the Best Paper among all publications in the Production and Operations Management Society

Whitman Research Fellow, 2016 – 2018

2016 Best Paper Award from the Production and Operations Management Society’s College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management

The Steven R. Becker Professor of Supply Chain Management, Syracuse University, 2015 – present

2014 Best Analytical Paper Award from the Decision Sciences Institute

The Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence, Syracuse University, 2012 – present

Recipient of the first-ever Teaching Innovation Award, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, 2011

Whitman Teaching Fellow, 2010 – 2012

Organizer and host of the Sixth Conference on Integrated Risk Management in Operations and Global Supply Chains, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, August 2010 (co-sponsored by the Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management at Syracuse University, Boeing Center for Information and Technology Management at Washington University in St. Louis, and Syracuse University alum Gar and Frances Grannell)

Chosen as the most challenging professor by a focus study composed of business school Honor students with 1400+ SAT scores and 3.70+ GPA at the School of Business at the University of Miami, 2007

Nominated for the University of Miami Excellence in Teaching Award, 2005

Nominated for the Panhellenic Council’s “Apple Polishing Award for the Professor of the Year,” University of Miami, 2004, 2005

Recipient of a $115,000 grant from Abbott Labs to design a customer-centric supply chain, 2000

Recipient of an award for contributions to Procter & Gamble and Tremor.com, 2000

Recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Izmir State Chamber of Commerce of Turkey in order to organize the Athenian Policy Forum with the collaboration of Loyola University Chicago.

Winner of the research grant competition at the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) supply chain management research grant competition; rewarded with $10,000, 1999

Recipient of an award for contributions to British Petroleum Chemicals Division, 1999

Recipient of the special research award and grant for contributions to the IBM Microelectronics Division, 1997

Recipient of the university-wide competitive James McLamore summer research grant, University of Miami, 2004, 2006

School of Business Administration summer research grant, University of Miami, 2002, 2003, 2005

Recipient of the university-wide competitive summer research grant, Loyola University Chicago, 1998, 1999, 2000