Mark Ferguson is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Operations Management in the College of Management at Georgia Tech. He received his PhD in Business Administration, with a concentration in Operations Management from Duke University in 2001. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech.
Dr. Ferguson's research interests involve many areas of supply chain management including supply chain design for sustainable operations, contracts that improve overall supply chain efficiency, pricing and revenue management, and the management of perishable products. Two of his papers have won best paper awards from the Production and Operations Management Society and several of his research projects have been funded by the National Science Foundation. He is the co-editor of the book: Closed Loop Supply Chains: New Developments to Improve the Sustainability of Business Practices. He currently serves as the president elect of the POM's Supply Chain College, the chair elect for the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section and the Vice President of Meetings for the Manufacturing and Services Operations Management Society. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he had five years of experience as a manufacturing engineer and inventory manager with IBM.
• Annual Pricing and Revenue Management Conference
Areas of Specialization
Closed Loop Supply Chains
Manufacturing - Marketing Interface
Revenue Management and Price Optimization
PhD Business Administration, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, August 2001
MS Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech, September 1994
BS Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, December 1991