Professor of Supply Chain Management
Director, Robert H. Brethen Operations Management
Research Topics: labor scheduling, staffing allocation of workers in service sector, capacity and demand, management in-service systems in auto manufacturing, health, emergency services
The Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence and Associate Professor of Supply Chain
Dr. Kazaz's research interests include the interactions between:
1. supply chain operations (purchasing, production, distribution),
2. marketing (pricing, market segmentation), and
3. finance (managing economic/currency risks, hedging).
Dr. Kazaz is known for his work on managing uncertainty and risk (e.g. exchange-rate fluctuations, supply disruptions, lead-time uncertainty, quality uncertainty, demand fluctuations) in global supply chains. His publications can be found in premier journals, such as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Production and Operations Management.
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Practice
Director, Supply Chain Executive Programs
Research Topics: green supply chain, manufacturing, warehousing, 21st century supply chain management, purchasing, strategic sourcing and negotiations, APICS training, Six Sigma