Uday Rao

Uday S Rao

Professor

Professional Summary

B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay Ph.D., Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University Worked at Cornell University, University of British Columbia, Carnegie Mellon University before University of Cincinnati Consulting projects with Bell Laboratories, Ford-Visteon, Caterpillar Inc., RFID Solutions Center, Cincinnati Fire Department, Cincinnati Children"s Hospital, Luxottica Retail, GE Aviation, and a few local entrepreneurial ventures (e.g. West Chester Protective Gear)

Education

Ph D, 1992 (Manufacturing Systems)

MS, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, SORIE, Cornell University 1990 (Manufacturing Systems)

BS, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, 1987 (Mechanical Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

09-2001 - Associate Professor, CoB, University of Cincinnati (UC), Cincinnati, OH.,

09-1994 -09-2001 Assistant Professor, GSIA, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA,

05-1993 -08-1994 Visiting Assistant Professor, SORIE, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.,

08-1991 -04-1993 Visiting Assistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce (now Sauder School of Business),University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.,

05-1986 -08-1987 Engineering Intern, Auto. Manufacturing, TELCO, Pune, India,

Research and Practice Interests

Supply Chain Management under Uncertainty Cyclic Scheduling for Repetitive Manufacturing Advanced Resource Planning Long & Short Term Capacity Analysis Stochastic Inventory Systems Simulation-Based Optimization Reconfiguration for Remanufacturing Hub Location for Fixed Wireless Telecom Workforce Staffing, Cross-training Intelligent Software Agents, Reinforcement Learning New Products (RFID tags, Pharmaceuticals) Healthcare Delivery Operations (Automatic Dispensing Machines & Inventory, Emergency Department - Operating Room dedication to Electives/Emergencies, team-to-patient assignment, Scheduling ED Physicians)

Research Support

Investigators:Magazine, Michael; Froehle, Craig; Rao, Uday 07-2010 -12-2013 NSF Clinic Scheduling 400000.00 Currently Under Review Type:Grant Level:Federal

Investigators:Kelton, David; Fernandez, Emmanuel; Fry, Michael; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday 2011 -2012 University of Cincinnati Research Council Interdisciplinary Faculty Research Support Grant Program Demand Modeling, Simulation, and Optimal Operational Models for Large-Scale Problems in Manufacturing and Service Enterprises 25000 Funded Type:Grant Level:The University of Cincinnati

Investigators:Rao, Uday 2005 -2008 CoB Faculty Research Fellowship

Investigators:Fry, Michael; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday -2007 RFID Solutions Center/US Air Force Developing Business Case Studies for Hazardous/Perishable Materials Storage 60000

Investigators:Rao, Uday; Diwekar, U. 2001 -2002 National Science Foundation Characterizing Sampling Error for Optimization under Uncertainty: A Fractal Dimension Approach 100000

Investigators:Rao, Uday -03-2000 CMU Multidisciplinary Grant for educational materials development 9500

Investigators:Rao, Uday -1999 Ford-Visteon Contract: Remanufacturing Case Study 15000

Investigators:Rao, Uday 1998 -1999 Entrepreneurship Grant: Strategic Tools for Operational Design 7500

Investigators:Rao, Uday 1996 -1998 Faculty Development Fund, Center # 1-14164 Material Logistics in Complex Production / Distribution Networks 4500

Publications

Published Abstracts

Magazine, Michael;Rosales, Claudia;Rao, Uday 2-bin inventory systems .[Abstract]

Rao, Uday;Palaparambil Dinesh, Lakshmi;Camm, Jeff;Kenneth A Contract Design Model for Power Interruption Contracts .[Abstract]

Palaparambil Dinesh, Lakshmi;Camm, Jeff;Rao, Uday An Integrated Model for Power Interruption Contracts .[Abstract]

Magazine, Michael;Ferrand, Yann;Rao, Uday Capacity Utilization in ED Department .[Abstract]

Kuppusamy, Saravanan;Rao, Uday;Bollapragada Component procurement in uncertain supply and demand environment .[Abstract]

Raturi, Amit;Rao, Uday;Caridi, Maria Configuring a rapid response supply network with Prof. Uday Rao and Prof. Maria Caridi .[Abstract]

Qin, Fei;Rao, Uday;Fry, Michael Consumer Trade-in Program Design and the Quality of Returns .[Abstract]

Rao, Uday;Kuppusamy, Saravanan;Magazine, Michael Contract Design in a Decentralized Electric Vehicle Supply Chain .[Abstract]

Rao, Uday;Kuppusamy, Saravanan;Magazine, Michael Electric Vehicle Adoption for a Taxicab Fleet .[Abstract]

Froehle, Craig;Torabi, Elham;Rao, Uday;Magazine, Michael Evaluating Partial Flexibility in Healthcare Systems with Multi-Priority Patients: A Queueing Approach .[Abstract]

Froehle, Craig;Torabi, Elham;Rao, Uday;Magazine, Michael Proactive Scheduling: Safe Scheduling in Complex Outpatient Clinics .[Abstract]

Magazine, Michael;Rao, Uday;Ferrand, Yann Surgical Room Assignments .[Abstract]

Rosales, Claudia;Magazine, Michael;Rao, Uday Technology Enabled Hybrid Inventory Control Policies in Hospitals .[Abstract]

Rao, Uday;Bollapragada;Wu Telecom Hub-Concentrator Location in Combined Wireline and Wireless Networks .[Abstract]

Magazine, Michael;Rosales, Claudia;Rao, Uday Two item joint and hybrid policies .[Abstract]

Other Publications

Rao, Uday; Magzine , M.; Rosales, C. Pyxis Machine Medical Supplies Inventory Management .

Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Ferrand, Yann Who to See Next-Emergency Department Priorities .

Palaparambil Dinesh, Lakshmi; Camm, Jeff; Rao, Uday; Skinner, K An Integrated Model for Power Interruption Contracts in the Electric Utility Sector .

Bollapragada , R.; Kuppusamy, Saravanan; Rao, Uday; Seshadri, Sridhar Maintenance Scheduling of Optic-Fiber Networks .

Rosales, Claudia; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Two-product Hybrid Inventory Control Policy under Joint-order Costs . IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Kuppusamy, Saravanan; Magazine, Mike; Rao, Uday Electric Vehicle Fleet Selection and Infrastructure Service Pricing Decisions . Manufacturing and Service Operations Management

Ferrand, Yann; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Glass, Todd (03-29-2018. ) Managing responsiveness in the emergency department: Comparing dynamic priority queue with fast track .58-59 , Journal of Operations Management / Elsevier

Kuppusamy, Saravanan; Magazine, Mike; Rao, Uday (2017. ) Electric Vehicle Adoption Decisions in a Fleet Environment .262 , European Journal of Operational Research / Elsevier

Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Rosales, Claudia (2015. ) The 2-bin System for Controlling Medical Supplies at Point-of-Use .243 (1 ) , European Journal of Operational Research

Bollapragada, Ramesh; Kuppusamy, Saravanan; Rao, Uday (2015. ) Component Procurement and End Product Assembly in an Uncertain Supply and Demand Environment .53 (3 ) , International Journal of Production Research

Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Rosales, Claudia Hybrid Sourcing and Joint Replenishment of Medical Supplies . POMS

Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Ferrand, Yann (2014. ) Partially Flexible Operating Rooms For Elective and Emergency Surgeries .45 (5 ) , Decision Sciences

Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Rosales, C;audia (2014. ) Point-of-Use Hybrid Inventory Policy for Hospital .45 (5 ) , Decision Sciences

Bollapragada, Ramesh; Kuppusamy, Saravanan; Rao, Uday Component Procurement and End Product Assembly in an Uncertain Supply and Demand Environment . International Journal of Production Research

Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Ferrand, Yann (2014. ) Managing Operating Room Efficiency and Responsiveness for Emergency and Elective Surgeries – A Literature Survey .4 (1 ) , IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering

Kuppusamy, Saravanan; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday Electric Vehicle Adoption for a Taxicab Fleet Environment . Production Operations Management Journal

Qin, Fei; Rao, Uday; Gurnani, Haresh; Bollapragada, Ramesh (2013. ) Role of Random Capacity Risk and the Retailer in Decentralized Supply Chains with Competing Suppliers . DECISION SCIENCES

Rosales, Claudia; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday Dispensing and Controlling Medical Supplies at the Point-of-Use: the RFID Enabled Two-Bin System . European Journal of Operational Research

Rosales, Claudia; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday Point-of-Use Technology Enabled Hybrid Inventory Control Policy . Decision Sciences

Rosales, Claudia R.; Rao, Uday; Rogers, David (2013. ) Retailer Transshipment versus Central Depot Allocation for Supply Network Design .44 (2 ) , Decision Sciences

Magazine, Michael; Ferrand, Yann; Rao, Uday (11-2011. ) Building Cyclic Schedules for Emergency Department Physicians .41 (6 ) , Interfaces

Magazine, Michael; Rosales, Claudia; Rao, Uday Technology Enabled Hybrid Control Policies in Hospitals . MSOM

Feng, Keli; Rao, Uday; Raturi, Amit (2011. ) Setting Planned Orders in Master Production Scheduling under Demand Uncertainty .49 (13 ) , International Journal of Production Research

Feng, Keli; Rao, Uday; Raturi, Amit; Setting Planned Orders in Master Production Scheduling under Demand Uncertainty . Decision Sciences

Rao, Uday; Bollapragada , R.; Li, Y. (2006. ) Budget-constrained, Capacitated Hub Location to Maximize Expected Demand Coverage in Fixed-wireless Telecom Networks .18 (2 ) , INFORMS Journal of Computing

Fry, Michael; Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday (2006. ) Firefighter Staffing with Temporary Absences and Wastage .54 (2 ) , Operations Research

Rao, Uday; Bollapragada, R. (2006. ) Replenishment Planning in Discrete Time, Capacitated, Non-stationary Inventory Systems with Demand and Supply Uncertainty .38 , IIE Transactions

Rao, Uday; Bollapragada , R.; Sadeh, N. A Supply Uncertainty Model for TAC-SCM .

Camm, Jeff; Bollapragada, R; Rao, Uday; Wu, J (2005. ) Two-stage Greedy Hub Location-Allocation for Fixed-wireless Broadband-access .33 , Operations Research Letters

Rao, Uday; Swaminathan , J. M.; Zhang, J. (2005. ) Demand and Production Management with Uniform Guaranteed Lead Time .14 (4 ) , Production and Operations Management

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Rao, Uday (05-06-2017. ) Applying Operations Research to Manage Patient Flow in the OR/ED .Celebrating Peter Jackson’s Service to Cornell, SORIE Cornell University, Ithaca. Workshop. . Level:National

Torabi, Elham; Froehle, Craig; Rao, Uday; Magazine, Michael (05-2014. ) Resilient Patient Scheduling in Complex Outpatient Clinics .POMS, Conference. .

Qin, Fei; Rao, Uday; Fry, Michael (11-16-2013. ) Consumer Trade-in Program Design and the Role of Retailers .DSI Annual Meeting 2013, Decision Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland. Conference. . Level:International

Qin, Fei; Rao, Uday; Fry, Michael (10-08-2013. ) Consumer Trade-in Program Design and the Role of Retailers .INFORMS Annual 2013, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Minneapolis,MN. Conference. . Level:International

Torabi, Elham; Mai, Feng; Rao, Uday; Magazine, Michael; Froehle, Craig (06-2013. ) A Queueing-Based Measure to Evaluate Responsiveness to Multi-Class Customers in Healthcare Delivery .INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Conference. .

Torabi, Elham; Froehle, Craig; Rao, Uday; Magazine, Michael (05-2013. ) A New Buffer-Sizing Approach to Robust Patient Scheduling .POMS, Conference. .

Torabi, Elham; Froehle, Craig; Rao, Uday; Magazine, Michael (10-2012. ) A New Buffer-Sizing Approach to Robust Patient Scheduling .INFORMS, Conference. .

Torabi, Elham; Froehle, Craig; Rao, Uday (10-2012. ) Resilient Patient Scheduling in a Complex Outpatient Clinic .INFORMS, Conference. .

Qin, Fei; Rao, Uday; Gurnani, Haresh (10-2012. ) Impact of Random Yield in Decentralized Supply Chains with Competing Suppliers .INFORMS Annual Meeting 2012, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Phoenix, Arizona . Level:International

Qin, Fei; Rao, Uday (04-2012. ) Random Capacity Risk in Decentralized Supply Chains with Competing Suppliers .Production and Operations Management (POMS) Annual Conference 2012, Production and Operations Management (POMS), Chicago,IL. Level:International

Magazine, Michael; Rosales, Claudia; Rao, Uday (11-2011. ) Managing Hospital Supplies .DSI-Special Featured Session, Level:International

Magazine, Michael; Ferrand, Yann; Rao, Uday (2010. ) Who Should Emergency Physicians see next .INFORMS,

Magazine, Michael; Rao, Uday; Rosales, Claudia (2010. ) New Inventory Policies in Health Care .POMS,

Magazine, Michael; Ferrand, Yann; Rao, Uday (10-2009. ) Building Cyclic Schedules for ED .INFORMS, INFORMS, San Diego . Level:International

Magazine, Michael; Rosales, Claudia; Rao, Uday (10-2009. ) New Inventory Policies in Healthcare .INFORMS, INFORMS, San Diego,CA. Level:International

Honors and Awards

11-22-2014 Decision Sciences Best Paper Award 2014 Recognition as the best paper published by the Decision Sciences journal in 2014. Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

05-2014 Two-Year Lindner Research Fellow Award for past, continuing and proposed research in Operations Management. Level:College Type:Scholarship/Research

03-2007 RFID Rapid Adoption Initiative Projects with three companies to develop methods to evaluate the return-on-investment of RFID technology in the supply chain. (Joint with Professors Magazine and Fry) Level:National Type:Leadership

09-2005 Three-year CoB Research Fellow Award Summer support for three years to sustain reseach excellence Level:University Type:Scholarship/Research

08-2001 NSF Grant Characterizing Sampling Error for Optimization under Uncertainty: A Fractal Dimension Approach, joint with U. Diwekar and R. Pitchumani Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

03-2000 Ford-Visteon Contract Remanufacturing Case Study Level:University Type:Teaching

08-1996 Distinguished Service Recognition as a Reviewer Awarded for excellence in reviewing journal manuscripts Level:International Type:Leadership

Student Advising

Dinger, Steven Dissertation Committee Chair Status:In-Process

Dinesh, Lakshmi Dissertation Committee Chair Status:In-Process 12-2017

Inukonda, Anusha Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 08-2017

Kuppusamy, Saravanan Dissertation Committee Chair 12-2014

Qin, Fei Dissertation Committee Chair Status:Completed 06-23-2014

Ferrand, Yann Dissertation Committee Chair Status:In-Process 06-2012

Claudia, Rosales Dissertation Committee Chair Status:In-Process 06-2012

Bhuyan, Soumya Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 12-2011

Qin, Fei Supervised Research Status:Completed 12-2011

Yu, Feng Master"s Thesis Committee Member Status:Completed 12-2007

Narayanaswamy, Bhaskar Master"s Thesis Committee Member Status:Completed 08-2007

Wang, Jocelyn (Xinfang) Dissertation Committee Member Status:Completed 07-2007

Harrod, Steven Doctoral Advisory Committee Member Status:Completed 07-2007

Nooti, Raj Master"s Thesis Committee Chair Status:Completed 05-2007

Service

University Research Council (Read, rank, and provide feedback for several URC graduate student grant proposals ) Reviewer for URC Grant Applications Type:University Level:University 02-01-2014 -03-25-2014

University Research Council (Review URC grant proposals - post docs, Ph.D. summer research grant proposals. ) Grant Proposal Reviewer, Internal Type:University Level:University 09-2010 -06-2012

Operations Excellence Certificate (Process Applications for Op.Ex. certificate; advise students on course work; certify graduation ) Faculty Advisor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-25-2013

OBAIS faculty recruiting committee (Initiate search for two new faculty members over the 2017-18 academic year. ) Co-chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2017 -04-2018

IS faculty recruiting committee (Process applicants from job opening advertisement to pick successful candidate ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-2017 -09-2017

OBAIS Seminar (Schedule OBAIS seminars, advertise event ) Coordinator Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-01-2011 -08-15-2016

IS faculty Search Committee (Manage the faculty recruiting process, develop job advertisement, post ad., review applicants, meet with applicants for screening, schedule campus visits, help department pick candidates to hire ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 06-2015 -12-2015

DRPT 2012-13 (Facilitate DRPT meetings, DRPT letters, post on eRPT system ) Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 03-01-2013 -03-30-2013

CRPT (Assessing CRPT cases for Reappointment, Promotion, Tenure; drafting CRPT committee letters ) Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-2017

Lindner Research Excellence Committee (Implement programs to foster Excellence in Research at the Lindner College of Business ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-2016 -05-2018

European Journal of Operational Research Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

IIE Transactions Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Interfaces Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Management Science Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

NSF unsolicited grants review panel (Production Systems) Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Operations Research Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Production and Operations Management Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

UC Fall Hot Topics Lecture event (2004,05,06 on RFID and the supply chain) Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations

Interfaces Special / Invited Associate Editor Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2014

POM Journal - Supply Chain Student Paper Competition (Read / evaluated a few papers to help pick the student paper prize winner. ) Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 01-2013

Interfaces Practice Summaries (Encourage, review, accept / reject submissions of Practice Summary articles ) Editor, Journal Editor Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2012

Judging Committee for INFORMS Daniel Wagner Prize for the Practice of OR/MS (Judge submissions to pick a list of finalists. Judge final presentations and paper to pick a winner. ) Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2012

University Grants Commission, Hong Kong Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -03-2014

Case competitions (international, operations, consulting) Judge Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -12-2013

Research for tenure decision External Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -03-2007

The Journal of Manufacturing and Operations Management Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -01-2005

UC’s BSIM/BBA programs Interim Director Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 01-2004 -03-2004

Bridge-fund award, H.H. Franklin Center, Syracuse University Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -01-2004

Professional Affiliation

1999: Member Member of M&SOM Society (served as Editor for M&SOM Journal from 1999-2005) Manufacturing and Service Operations Management – an INFORMS society,

01-1992: Member Institute of Operations Research and Management Science , International

2003 -08-2008: Senior POMS Journal Editor, Supply Chain Area Serve as Senior Editor processing journal manuscripts submitted for publication (identify reviewers, obtain referee reports, and communicate accept/reject recommendation to Area Editor) Production Operations Management Society, International

2006 -2007: Member Operations Management Education Review (a new educational journal),

01-1992 -01-1997: Past Senior Member Institute of Industrial Engineers,

Courses Taught

OM

OM

OM

OPS

OM

OM SPECIAL TOPICS

SUPPLY CHAIN STRAT

OM

OPS

OM

OM

OPS

IND STUDY IN OM

OM

OM SPECIAL TOPICS

SUPPLY CHAIN STRAT

OM

OPS

PHD DISS RES IN OM

PHD DISS RES IS

PHD RESEARCH IN QA

OM

Management of Operations

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Supply Chain Strategy and Analysis

Management of Operations

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Management of Operations

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Supply Chain Strategy and Analysis

OM

OM

OPS

OPS

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OPS

Management of Operations

Management of Operations

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Management of Operations

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Seminar in Operations Management I

Management of Operations

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Management of Operations

Management of Operations

Supply Chain Strategy and Analysis

Management of Operations

Special Topics in Operations Management

Supply Chain Strategy and Analysis

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Sem in Quan Anal

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Operations Planning and Scheduling

Supply Chain Strategy and Analysis

Ops Plan and Sched

MS Thesis Research

MS Thesis Research

MS Thesis Research

Ops Plan and Sched

Supply Chain Strat

MS Thesis Research

Ops Plan and Sched

MS Thesis Research

Mgt of Operations

MS Thesis Research

MS Thesis Research

Ops Plan and Sched

Sem in Quan Anal

Sp Topics: Oper Mgmt

Mgmt of Operations

Ops Plan and Sched

Ops Plan and Sched

Faculty Development Activities

12-2004 -03-2005 Grant Writer"s Workshop Workshops supporting grant writing, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, USA Type:Workshop