Sharan Srinivas is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering and the Department of Marketing at the University of Missouri (MU). He is also a core faculty at the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics, and a visiting faculty at the University of Passau, Germany. Dr. Srinivas received his Ph.D. in industrial engineering and operations research from the Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Srinivas’ area of specialization is data analytics and operations research with research interests in healthcare operations management, logistics, smart service systems, and supply chain. He has been an investigator on a range of industry-based research projects. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles in journals, conferences, and books. Dr. Srinivas has taught undergraduate, graduate, and MBA level courses that include topics pertaining to data analytics, machine learning, simulation, service systems, and supply chain optimization. He is also an active member of INFORMS and IISE professional societies, and has served numerous times as a session chair in their annual conferences. Dr. Srinivas is a certified six sigma black belt and recipient of multiple awards (INFORMS Koopman prize, Winemiller Excellence Award, Richard Wallace Faculty Grant, Penn State Doctoral Fellowship, Service Enterprise Engineering Fellowship).