Faculty

Our Faculty represent the University of California's outstanding programs in Business and in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, positioning the Initiative to be the premier public institution in California working in this vital field. The prominence of our Faculty, the superior quality of our students, and the established tradition of working on "real world" business issues all combine to form a superb opportunity for approaching the many facets of supply chain management. The Initiatives faculty include:

Director

 

Dorit Hochbaum, Professor in the Haas School of Business and in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research,  where she is chair of the Manufacturing and Information Technology Group at the University of California, Berkeley.

Her interests are in scheduling, distribution, logistics, and integrated supply chain coordination and optimization. She is the director of the of the UC Berkeley Supply Chain Management Initiative, and the director and founder of the Berkeley RIOT project.


Co-Executive Directors

 

 

 

 

Philip Kaminsky, Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley.

His interests lie in the areas of production planning and scheduling, logistics network design and operation, facility layout and location, and supply network coordination.

 

 

 

 

 

Zuo-Jun Max Shen, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley.

His primary research interests are in the general area of integrated supply chain design and management, and practical mechanism design.

Affiliated Faculty

 

Alper Atamtürk, Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Egineering from Bilkent University, Turkey and Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

His primary research and teaching interest are logistics of  production, distribution, and transportation systems, large-scale optimization methods, integer programming and polyhedral combinatorics.

 

 

Glenn Ballard, Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley.

His interests are in supply chain management and construction projects.

 

 

Carlos Daganzo, Robert Horonjeff Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley.

His interests are in logistics, Transportation and location problems.

 

 

Rashi Glazer, Professor of Marketing, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

His interests are in the use of eCommerce for marketing.

 

 

Iris D. Tommelein, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley.

Her interests are in supply chain management and construction projects.

 

 

Oliver E. Williamson, Edgar F. Kaiser Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Economics, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley.

His interests are in organizational design, incentives and transfer pricing in Supply chain networks.

 

Furthermore many other UC Berkeley faculty work in closely related areas to the Supply Chain Management Initiative’s research topics and include:

·Logistics
· Quality Control
· Distribution and Transportation
· Information and Inventory Management
· Management of Product Variety
· Incentive Mechanisms for Coordination
· Yield Management
· Marketing