Vinod Singhal is a Professor of Operations Management at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the Associate Dean of MBA programs, Area Coordinator of Operations Management, and the Associate Director for the Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies, an industry center funded by the Sloan Foundation.
Prior to joining Georgia Tech in 1989, he worked for three years as a Senior Research Scientist at General Motors Research Labs.
Vinod’s teaching interests include operations strategy, total quality management, supply chain management, management science, and decision analysis. His research has focused on the impact of operating decisions on accounting and stock market based performance measures.
His research has been supported through grants from the US Department of Labor, National Science Foundation, the American Society of Quality, and the Sloan Foundation. He has published extensively in academic and practitioner publications and presented his research at many practitioner conferences and universities. His research has been extensively cited in the media including Business Week, The Economist, Fortune, Smart Money, CFO Europe, Financial Times and Daily Telegraph..
Vinod is a departmental editor of Production and Operations Management, Associate Editor of Management Science and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, and member of the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions, and Quality Management Journal. He has served on the Board of Examiners of the Georgia Oglethorpe Award, Bell South’s President Quality Award, and the Baldrige Board of Examiners.
Areas of Specialization
Justification of New Technology
Total Quality Management
Activity-Based Cost Systems
Supply Chain Management
PhD, University of Rochester, Operations Management, 1988
MS, University of Rochester, Operations Research, 1984
MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Operations Management, 1981
BE, Birla Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Science, 1979