Jayashankar Swaminathan
Jayashankar Swaminathan
GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations
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Ph.D., GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University; MS, GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University; B.Tech, Computer Science, IIT Delhi

Research Interests

Responsible Operations Healthcare Operations Technology and Value Chain Innovation

Research Synopsis

Jayashankar, Jay, Swaminathan is the GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations. He is an internationally recognized thought leader in productivity and innovation in operations related to retail, healthcare, customization, sustainability, agriculture, e-commerce and emerging markets.

He teaches courses in global operations, global execution models and global supply chain strategy and management. Dr. Swaminathan has published more than 100 articles on these topics and is the author of “Indian Economic Superpower: Fiction or Future?”

He has received numerous awards, including the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, George Nicholson Prize, Schwabacher Fellowship and Weatherspoon Distinguished Research and Excellence in Teaching awards.

He has been a principal investigator on grants from the National Science Foundation, Obama-Singh Knowledge Initiative and U.S. Department of Education.

The Production and Operations Management Society, POMS, inducted him as POMS Fellow, a lifetime honor that recognizes exceptional intellectual contributions through research and teaching, in 2015. The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, INFORMS, inducted him as a fellow in 2018.