Ravi Anupindi

Ravi Anupindi

  • Colonel William G. and Ann C. Svetlich Professor of Operations Research and Management
  • Professor of Technology & Operations
  • Faculty Director, Center for Value Chain Innovation
Education
  • PhD Carnegie Mellon University 1993
  • MS Carnegie Mellon University 1989
  • ME Indian Institute of Science 1984
  • BE Birla Institute of Technology & Science 1982

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 615-8621
Fax
(734) 936-0279
Email
Room
R5418
Research

Ravi Anupindi is Colonel William G. and Ann C. Svetlich Professor of Operations Research and Management at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business; founding Faculty Director of the Center for Value Chain Innovation (2017-2020); co-Director of the Technology and Business Innovation Forum (2015-18) at Ross and Chair of (UM) President’s Advisory Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights (2013-). He is a Research Fellow at the William Davidson Institute and faculty associate with the Institute of Health Policy and Innovation, Michigan GlobalREACH, Erb Institute, Donia Center for Human Rights, Sustainable Food Systems Initiative and the Center for South Asian Studies. He was the (founding) Faculty Director for the Master of Supply Chain Management Program (2008-2015). Previously he taught at the Stern School of Business, New York University (2000-2002) and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (1993-2000).

His main research areas include technology and business innovation, global supply chain management, health care delivery in low and middle-income countries, economic development, and environmental & social sustainability. His current work is focused on cardiovascular disease interventions and operational analysis of emergency response systems in India, investigations of drug shortages, effectiveness of generic drugs, and challenges of scaling COVID-19 testing. He serves as a faculty expert on a task force to look into health care supply chain and national security issues. His work has appeared in several leading journals including Management Science, Operations Research, Journal of MSOM, Marketing Science, The Lancet, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He has authored several case studies in supply chain risk management, healthcare delivery, and sustainability; a brief summary is available here.

At the Ross school his (past / present) teaching includes Operations Management (core) and an elective classes in Strategic Sourcing, Global Supply Chain Management; Innovations in Global Healthcare Delivery; and Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management. He has also taught in several executive programs amd worked with several companies. Under a USAID grant, he assisted University of Johannesburg in South Africa develop a graduate degree program in Supply Chain Management. He is co-author of Managing Business Process Flows (3rd Edition), Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2011.

Dr. Anupindi was recognized as P&Q's Favorite MBA Professors from the Class of 2020 and is recipient the Ross School of Business Neary Teaching Excellence Award (2019), Victor L. Bernard Teaching Leadership Award (2019), and the CORE (Contribution to Research Environment) Award (2015). Ravi is a member INFORMS and POMS; member of the Governing Council of the Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council (SCRLC). He serves on the Board of Global Health of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; is a member of the boards of the William Davidson Institute, the Fair Labor Association, and ProjectStanley; a founding board member of the People that Deliver Initiative; and a technical advisor to Vital Ocean.
 

Authors
He, S., Bala, R., Anupindi, R., and Ranney M.,
Published Date
05/2021

Source

The Lancet
Volume: 
397
Issue: 
10286
Pages: 
1706-1707

Principal to Principal Global Supply Chain Task Force: Reimagining the Global Supply Chain Post Covid-19

Authors
Anupindi, R., Helper, S., and others
Published Date
05/2021

Source

Final Report of a commissioned task force
Authors
Wang, I., Li, J., Wu D., and Anupindi, R.
Published Date
4/2021

Source

Management Science
Volume: 
67
Issue: 
4
Pages: 
2029 - 2048
Authors
Anupindi, R., Schroeder, L., Dewar., R., Rajaram, S., and Edkins, E.
Published Date
10/2020

Source

IHPI Policy Brief
Authors
Duggal B., Gokul B., Duggal M., Saunik S., Singh S., Agrawal A., Singh K., Wadhera P., Anupindi R., Nallamothu B.
Published Date
04/2019

Source

Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume: 
12
Issue: 
4
Pages: 
1-3
Authors
I. Barton, A. L. V. Avanceña, N. Gounden, R. Anupindi
Published Date
11/2019

Source

Frontiers in Public Health
Volume: 
7
Issue: 
342
Pages: 
1-5

Dynamic Risk Management of Commodity Operations: Model and Analysis

Authors
S. Devalkar, Ravi Anupindi, and A. Sinha
Published Date
2018

Source

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
Volume: 
20
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
317-332

Costing the supply chain for delivery of ACT and RDTs in the public sector in Benin and Kenya

Authors
R. Shretta, B. Johnson, S. Smith, S. Doubmia, D. de Sanvigny, R. Anupindi, and P. Yadav
Published Date
2015

Source

Malaria Journal
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
14
Authors
Ravi Anupindi
Published Date
2015

Source

Medical Device Developments
Authors
M. Pai, P. Yadav, and R. Anupindi
Published Date
04/2014

Source

The Lancet
Volume: 
2
Issue: 
4
Pages: 
e189-e190
Authors
T. London and Ravi Anupindi
Published Date
07/2012

Source

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Volume: 
109
Issue: 
31
Pages: 
12338-12343

Integrated Optimization of Procurement, Processing, and Trade of Commodities

Authors
S. Devalkar, Ravi Anupindi, and A. Sinha
Published Date
11/2011

Source

Operations Research
Volume: 
59
Issue: 
6
Pages: 
1369-1381

Creating Mutual Value: Lessons from Ventures Serving Base of the Pyramid Producers

Authors
T. London, R. Anupindi and S. Sheth
Published Date
06/2010

Source

Journal of Business Research
Volume: 
63
Issue: 
6