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Faculty whose research interests contain: Manufacturing
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Easton, Fred
Professor of Supply Chain Management
Director, Robert H. Brethen Operations Management
(315) 443-3463

Research Topics:

labor scheduling, staffing allocation of workers in service sector, capacity and demand, management in-service systems in auto manufacturing, health, emergency services


Kazaz, Burak
The Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence and Associate Professor of Supply Chain

(315) 443-7381

Research Topics:

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.



Penfield, Patrick
Professor of Supply Chain Practice
Director, Supply Chain Executive Programs
(315) 443-3428

Research Topics: green supply chain, manufacturing, warehousing, 21st century supply chain management, purchasing, strategic sourcing and negotiations, APICS training, Six Sigma

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