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Sandun Perera, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Sandun Perera received his Ph.D. in Operations Management as well as an MBA and an M.S. in Supply Chain Management from the University of Texas at Dallas. He also holds a Doctorate in Financial Mathematics, and Master of Science degrees in Statistics and Applied Mathematics, and in Mathematics from Florida Atlantic University. He earned his B.S. in Finance, Business and Computational Mathematics with first class honors from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

His research broadly focuses on Supply Chain Management, Revenue Management, the Operations-Finance interface, the Operations-Marketing interface, Financial Engineering and Healthcare Operations Management. His research has appeared in prestigious journals such as Production and Operations Management, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, European Journal of Operational Research, Operations Research Letters and Journal of the Operational Research Society. He has received multiple research awards and grants including the Financial Services Section Best Research Paper Award (Second Place) from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Outstanding Faculty Award for Research from the School of Management. He currently serves on the editorial review board of the Production and Operations Management journal and International Journal of Business Analytics.

Dr. Perera has more than 14 years of teaching experience that spans over five different universities in three different countries. He currently teaches courses on Operations and Supply Chain Management, Six-Sigma and Quality Management, and Revenue Management. He has received several Golden Apple Awards for teaching excellence at the University of Michigan-Flint. He is also an active member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) and the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), and affiliated faculty of the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Dr. Perera has chaired research tracks/clusters of several international conferences including the annual conference of the Decision Sciences Institute and the international meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.