Associate Professor, Management and Faculty Director for the Global EMBA Program @ Miami Business School
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
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
7/12/2018 Harihara P. Natarajan
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