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Professor of Supply Chain Management

Charles and Lilian Binder Faculty Fellow

Co-director of Research, Center For Supply Chain Research®

Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems

Smeal College of Business
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Purdue University, Department of Industrial Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, August 2003 

M.S. in Industrial Engineering, December 2002 Purdue University, Krannert Graduate School of Management, West Lafayette, Indiana 

Certificate in Applied Management Principles (Mini-MBA), May 2001 Tianjin University, Tianjin, China 

M.S. in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering, March 1997 

B.S. in Industrial Economics and Systems Engineering, School of Management, July 1994 

B.S. in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering, July 1994 


Research on Using Telehealth to Help Sexual Assault Victims - Due to the research on tele-health systems, invited to participate, as a co-investigator (Evaluation and Research) for the Penn State Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth Center (SAFE-T Center), in the SAFE-T center State Advisory Meeting for a discussion with Pennsylvania senator Vogel and his team on potential legislation to enhance quality care for sexual assault victims, including rural areas. May 2021.

Research Interests

Pharmaceutical/Healthcare Supply Chains | Health Public Policy | Innovations and Technology in Healthcare Systems (Telehealth, Online platforms…) | Collaboration and Information Sharing in Supply Chains