Dr. Sri Talluri currently is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering in India in 1989, his MS in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and his PhD in Production and Operations Management from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1992 and 1996, respectively. Dr. Talluri has more than 15 years of teaching experience and has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of supply chain management, operations management, operations research/management science, and statistics.
His research interests are in the areas of purchasing/supply chain management, technology evaluation and justification, performance evaluation and business process improvement. Research methodologies mainly include optimization methods with emphasis on linear, mixed-integer, multi-objective programming and data envelopment analysis. He has more than 50 publications in a variety of academic journals including the IIE Transactions, Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Operations Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and has presented papers at various national and international conferences. His research is funded by companies and organizations such as Lear Corporation, McNeil Healthcare, and Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies. His consulting experience includes a variety of companies in the area of supply chain optimization, which include SAP, Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Dash Optimization, and Gateway.