Honors and Awards

  • Paul R. Anderson Distinguished Chair Professorship, Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University, July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2022.
  • Changjiang Scholars Chair Professorship, China’s Ministry of Education and Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, May 1, 2018 – April 30, 2021.
  • Invited to be a Keynote Speaker, 2018 INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining & Decision Analytics, Phoenix, November 2018.
  • Sushil K. Gupta Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Distinguished Service Award, May 2018.
  • Research Award, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University, April 2018.
  • Invited in the NBC10 Philadelphia Morning News to discuss the Black Friday phenomenon and related retail trends, November 24, 2017.
  • Best Paper Nomination in INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Houston, Texas, October 2017.
  • Best Paper Nomination for the INFORMS eBusiness Best Paper Award, Houston, Texas, October 2017.
  • Finalist for the INFORMS 2017 IBM Service Science Best Student Paper Award, Houston, Texas, October 2017.
  • Paul R. Anderson Distinguished Professorship, Fox School of Business, Temple University, 2017 – 2022.
  • Association of Former Students University Level Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching, Texas A&M University, 2016.
    • Among the most prestigious awards at Texas A&M University.
  • Carol and G. David Van Houten, Jr. ’71 Professorship, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2013 – 2018.
  • Featured in Indian School of Business “Management Briefs,” Vol 2, Issue 1, 2017.
  • Finalist, Best Paper Competition, College of Healthcare Operations Management, Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 6-9, 2016.
  • Summer Research Performance Recognition Grant, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Mentioned in the Binghamton University Magazine, Fall 2016.
  • Summer Teaching Performance Recognition Grant, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2014, 2015.
  • Best Paper Nomination in 24th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Auckland, New Zealand, December 2014.
  • BIT Sindri Distinguished Alum Award,
  • Association of Former Students College Level Teaching Award, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2013.
  • Shelley and Joe Tortorice ’70 Faculty Research Fellow, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2012 – 2013.
  • Ricky W. Griffin Research Award, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2012.
  • Best Paper Nomination in 22nd Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Orlando, Florida, December 2012.
  • Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Award in Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 43rd Annual Meeting, November 17-20, 2012, San Francisco, California.
  • Distinguished Track Paper in Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 43rd Annual Meeting, November 17-20, 2012, San Francisco, California.
  • Best Paper Nomination in INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), October 2012, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Mays Research Fellow, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, 2012.
  • Finalist in The Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), 2011.
  • Texas A&M University CTE-Montague Teacher/Scholar for 2011.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Texas A&M University, Fall 2010 (University-wide award, selected by students).
  • Instructor of the Quarter award, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Fall 2008 (selected by students).
  • Nominated for Instructor of the Fall Quarter award, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Fall 2007 (selected by students).
  • Dean’s Best Faculty Case Award for the case titled “Information Technology Based Innovation at Alaska Airlines,” Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2007.
  • Nominated for the Undergraduate Business Instructor of the Quarter Award, University of Washington (University-wide award), 2007.
  • Featured on the University of Washington Television for a panel discussion tiled “What Are the Key Dimensions and Issues of Team Level Innovation?” May 2007.
  • Dean’s Best Faculty Case Award for the case titled “Esterline Technologies: Lean Manufacturing,” Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2006.
  • Summer Fellowship, The Global Business Center, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Summer 2006-2008.
  • Summer Research Fund, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Summer 2005-2008.
  • Featured in the Industrial Engineer Magazine, February 2005, p. 48.
  • Nominated for the Best Instructor Award by University of Washington Alumni Association, 2005 (University-wide award).
  • Best Paper Nomination of two papers in 13th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Seattle, Washington, December 2003.
  • Semifinalist in Franz Edelman Award Competition sponsored by INFORMS, 2003.
  • Listed in Biltmore Who’s Who, 2011 onwards.
  • Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2003 onwards.
  • Listed in Academic Keys Who’s Who in Business Higher Education (WWBHE), 2003 onwards.
  • Semifinalist in Franz Edelman Award Competition sponsored by INFORMS, 2002.
  • Selected for INFORMS Doctoral Colloquium, 2000.
  • Doctoral Stipend, University of Texas at Dallas, 1999-2001.
  • Selden Leavell Merit Based Scholarship, University of Texas at Dallas, 2000-01.
  • University of Toronto Doctoral Fellowship, 1998-99.

 

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