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Mohan Gopalakrishnan

Associate Professor

Supply Chain Management

Arizona State University USA

PhD: University of Alabama, USA


Mohan Gopalakrishnan is a US-based scholar of global operations management. His research focuses on supply-chain risk-management, NGO operations management, technology capacity management, product design and target costing, and manufacturing planning and control.

His award-winning research articles are widely-cited and have been published in leading journals which include Journal of Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Operational Research, European Journal of Industrial Engineering, International Journal of Information Management, Leadership Quarterly, and Management Science. His projects have been funded by the National Science and Engineering Research Council – Quebec, the Seagram Foundation, and American Express Global Technologies – to name a few.

His teaching focuses on global operations and supply-chain management, business-process excellence management, lean and six-sigma management, project management, and technology management and he has won multiple awards for “Outstanding Teaching Excellence.” Prior to joining ASU, Professor Gopalakrishnan held a faculty position in Decision Sciences and MIS at Concordia University, Canada, and previously taught at IIT-Chennai, Great Lakes Institute of Management, and IIM-Ahmedabad.

Professor Gopalakrishnan has consulted for Confederation of Indian Industries, India Nippon Electricals, Garuda Airlines, Tunis-Air, Pratt & Whitney, Monsanto Chemicals, Bombardier, American Express, Honeywell, Phoenix, and PETsMART.

Mohan Gopalakrishnan holds a B.E. from University of Madras (production engineering), M.S. from University of Alabama (industrial engineering), and Ph.D. from University of Alabama (management science).

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