Harihara P. Natarajan

Associate Professor, Management and Faculty Director for the Global EMBA Program @ Miami Business School

Research Interests
Planning, coordination, and execution in IT-enabled supply chains; design and configuration of infrastructure and service networks; assortment planning,
inventory management, and pricing; and mathematical programming and discrete optimization
Featured Publications
Less is More: Harnessing Product Substitution Information to Rationalize SKUs at Intcomex (with P. Bernales, Y. Guan, P. Souza, M. X. A. Tajes), Interfaces,
Leadership, Dominance, and Preeminence in a Channel Structure with a Common Retailer (with F. Fang, H. Gurnani), Decision Sciences, forthcoming.
Review of “Operations Planning — Mixed Integer Optimization Models”. Interfaces, 46(1), 109-110, 2016.
Designing Fee Tables for Retail Delivery Services by Third-party Logistics Providers (with A. Balakrishnan). IIE Transactions 46(12), 1261-1278, 2014.
Optimal Integrated Procurement Planning for Multi-division firms, (with A. Balakrishnan). Production and Operations Management 23(10), 1795-1810, 2014.
Optimal Configuration of a Service Delivery Network: An Application to a Financial Services Provider (with G. A. Meester, A. Mehrotra, and M. J. Seifert).
Production and Operations Management 19(6), 725-741, 2010.
Joint Dynamic Pricing of Multiple Perishable Products under Consumer Choice (with Y. Akcay and S. H. Xu). Management Science 56(8), 1345-1361, 2010.
Teaching and Professional Experience
 Associate Professor, Management, University of Miami Business School, 2011 – Present
 Assistant Professor, Management, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2004 – 2011
 Instructor, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2003 – 2004
 Visiting Researcher, University of Texas, 2002 – 2003
 Instructor, Pennsylvania State University, 1997 – 2002
 Operations and supply chain management
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 Design, analysis, and implementation of decision support systems
 Mathematical programming and combinatorial methods
 Ph.D., Management Science and Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
 M.S., Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 2003
 B.Tech., Naval Architecture, Indian Institute of Technology, 1996
Honors and Awards
 Best Paper in IIE Transactions Scheduling and Logistics, 2016
 UM CIBER International Business Research Grant, 2012
 James W. McLamore Research Grant in Business and Social Sciences, 2006, 2010
 Penn State Alumni Association Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2002
 Center for Supply Chain Research (CSCR) Graduate Research Award, 2002