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Washington University

Olin Business School

1 Brookings Drive

Saint Louis, MO 63130

About Panos

Awards/Honors
 
  • Fellow of POMS Award, 2016

  • Appointment to the Academic Council, ALBA Graduate School of Business, 2015

  • Founders Day Distinguished Faculty Award, Washington University, 2013

  • Appointed to St. Louis Regional Chamber Multimodal Logistics Forum, 2013

  • EMBA Reid Teaching Award, Washington University, Olin School of Business, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012

  • M&SOM Meritorious Service Award, M&SOM, 2005

  • M&O Classes I, II, III and V Teaching Awards, M&O, 2002

  • Best Research Paper, Institute of Industrial Engineers for service to their flagship journal, 2000

  • MBA Reid Teaching Awards, Best Teacher of the Year, Washington University Olin School of Business, 1998, 2000

  • EM3 Program Teaching Award, 1998, 1999

  • Ranked as the 7th most productive researcher of production & operations management in U.S. business school, 1993

Profile

 

Panos Kouvelis is the Emerson Distinguished Professor of Operations and Manufacturing Management at Washington University in St. Louis.  He is also the Director of The Boeing Center for Supply Chain Innovation, a supply chain management research center.

 

Prior to joining Olin, Panos Kouvelis served as an associate professor at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and as an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He has published three books and over 80 papers in top-quality academic journals. Kouvelis has held visiting appointments with the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, where he taught in the executive programs in Barcelona, Chicago and Singapore, WHU- Koblenz School of Management, Germany, and Singapore Management University, Singapore.

 

He has consulted with and/or taught executive programs for Emerson, IBM, Dell Computers, Boeing, Hanes, Duke Hospital, Solutia, Express Scripts, Spartech, MEMC, Ingram Micro, Smurfit Stone, Reckitt & Colman, and Bunge on supply chain, operations strategy, inventory management, lean manufacturing, operations scheduling and manufacturing system design issues.

Areas of Expertise

 

Decision Analysis

Math Programming

Supply Chain Management

International Business

Management Strategy

Technology Management

Research Interests

 

 

global supply chain management

 

supply chain finance

 

supply chain risk management

 

managing innovation

 

disruptive innovation strategies

 

lean startups

 

enterprise risk management

 

operations strategy

 

outsourcing and procurement strategies

 

managing production-inventory systems

 

lean product development

 

health care management

 

project management

 

marketing/manufacturing interfaces

 

robust operational decision making

 

facilities location and layout design

 

lean operations

 

operational excellence

Academic/Professional Activities
 
  • Department Editor, IIE Transactions: Project Selection, Coordination and Management

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Operations Research

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Management Science on Interdisciplinary Research

  • Department Editor, IIE Transactions on Supply Chains/Production-Inventory System

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Operations Research

  • Department Editor, Production & Operations on Manufacturing Operations

  • Editor, Senior Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Decision Sciences

  • Editor, Editor of Special Issue, Management Science

  • Editor, Senior Editor, Flexible Services & Manufacturing Journal

  • Editor, Senior Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Education

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering

and Engineering Management
Specialty: Operations and Supply

Chain Management
Minor field: Operations Research

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN 

CALIFORNIA
Masters in Business Administration
Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering

NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

OF ATHENS
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Professional Societies
 
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), MSOM Division

  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

  • Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)

  • Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)