Dr. Asoo Vakharia

Vakharia recognized as Fellow of the Production and Operations Management Society

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Dr. Asoo Vakharia, McClatchy Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Management Center at the Warrington College of Business, was recently recognized as Fellow of the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS). He joins a group of 38 distinguished faculty recognized as POMS Fellows in the organization’s 25+ year history.

The designation as a POMS Fellow is the most prestigious honor awarded by the Society and is given for life. It is intended to recognize POMS members who have made exceptional intellectual contributions to the profession and Society through their research and teaching.

“It is truly an honor to join this select set of scholarly researchers and leaders in the field,” Dr. Vakharia said. “I look forward to working with this group in directing our efforts to better serve the POMS community.”

Dr. Vakharia has taught in Warrington’s Department of Information Systems and Operations Management since 1994, and has a Ph.D. from the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

His research focuses on Supply Chain Management with an emphasis on Green/Sustainable Product Development, Waste Management, and Reverse Supply Chains. Over and above publishing his research in top journals, he also serves as Department Editor for the Production and Operations Management Journal.  His consulting work includes projects with AT&T Solutions Customer Care, Golden Eagle Distributors, Garrett Air Research, Motorola, Sweetheart Cups, Inc., and the University of Arizona Medical Center.