Sameer Prasad, Ph.D.

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Sameer Prasad, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Operations Management
College of Business
Dwire Hall 218


  • 1990 Ph.D. in Business Administration Major: Operations Management Minor: Management Information Systems. Kent State University.
  • 1986 Masters of Business Administration. Kent State University.
  • 1984 B.S. Forest Engineering. University of New Brunswick, Canada.

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Non-profit Sector

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor of Operations Management (2021– present)  College of Business, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Professor of Supply Chain Management (1999-2021)
  • Associate Professor of Operations Management (1996-1999)
  • College of Business and Economics, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
  • Assistant Professor of International Operations Management (1993-1996)
  • Department of Management, Marketing & International Business, College of Business Administration, University of Texas-Pan American
  • Assistant Professor of Management (1989-1993) Graduate School of Management, St. John Fisher College

Teaching Experience

  • Doctoral
    • International Operations Management
    • Inventory Management.
    • International Management
  • Graduate
    • Operations Strategy Sustainable Management
    • Inventory and Material Management
    • Operations Management
    • Operational Planning and Control
    • Quality Management Topics in Project Management
    • Integrated Resources and
    • Project Management Project Management and ERP
    • Global Operations Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • International Materials Management (Independent study)
  • Undergraduate
    • Prescriptive Analytics
    • Quantitative Analysis for Business
    • Internship in Supply Chain Management
    • Global Supply Chain Management (Logistics)
    • Global Operations Strategy
    • Operations Management
    • Project Management
    • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
    • Research Methods
    • Manufacturing Planning and Control I
    • Manufacturing Planning and Control II
    • Management Information Systems
    • Introduction to Management
    • Business Statistics


Sameer has published extensively in the areas of international operations, supply chain management, analytics, and the non-profit sector. His research has appeared in several outlets including Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, OMEGA, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Journal of Business Ethics and so on. Sameer has been active with various industry groups such as ISM, APICS, and ASQ and has presented at local and regional meetings.

Professional Service (Selected)

  • India Development Service (past president and current board member)
  • Partnership with IIT-Delhi & Aston University (conference, research, projects)
  • Keynote speaker – Analytics Conference 2020 hosted by the University of Hyderabad

Association Memberships

  • Production and Operations Management Society
  • Decision Sciences
  • ISM