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Suresh Chand

Suresh Chand

Professor, Louis A. Weil Jr. Chair of Management
Academic Lead of One Year and Weekend MBA Programs
Supply Chain and Operations Management

Education

Ph.D., Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon (1979)
M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Texas (1976)
M. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, I I T Kanpur (1974)
B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, I I T Kanpur (1972)

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Suresh Chand is the Louis A. Weil Jr. Chair of Management and Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Krannert School of Management. His research and teaching interests include analysis and improvement of production processes on dimensions of cost, quality, time and flexibility with applications in manufacturing and healthcare. His current research focuses on capacity and production planning to improve volume flexibility, reducing flow time for patients, and developing supply chain models to match supply with demand with multiple orders.

Professor Chand has published over 50 articles, many with PhD students, in leading journals including Operations Research, Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Healthcare Management Science, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research Letters, and European Journal of Operational Research. Professor Chand served as Associate Editor for Management Science for over 20 years (1986-2008), Associate Editor for INFOR, Canadian Journal of Operational Research and Information Processing (1985-99), Area Editor for Production and Operations Management(1992-2003), Associate Editor for Production and Operations Management (2009-15), and Senior Editor for Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (1999-2004). He was the General Chair for POM 2005, the annual international conference of the Production and Operations Management Society. 

Professor Chand has developed and taught a variety of Operations Management courses at Krannert ranging from core courses for MBA (both regular and executive) and undergraduate students to electives for MBA and undergraduate students on topics such as Factory Physics, Technology Management, Supply Chain Management, and Service Operations Management. He also teaches doctoral seminars and a Summer Study Abroad course with field work at TVS Motors in India. He taught Operations MAnagement courses at Purdue's campus in Hannover, Germany for 9 years. Professor Chand is routinely recognized as one of Outstanding and Distinguished teachers at Krannert.

Professor Chand served as the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs from 2013 to 2016. During this time, he also served as academic director of regular and weekend MBA programs.

Journal Articles

  • Chand, Suresh (with Xu, Kim, Bisi and Dada) (2019). Structural Properties of the lost sale problem with fractional lead times. Operations Research Letters,
  • Chand, Suresh (2018). Production Planning with multiple production lines: Forward algorithm and insights on process design for volume flexibility. Naval Research Logistics,
  • Chand, Suresh (with Jian Li and Yanyi Xu (2016). A Periodic Review Inventory Model with Two Delivery Modes, Fractional Lead-Times, and Age-and-Period-Dependent Backlogging Costs. International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 173 199-216.
  • Chand, Suresh (with Teyarachakul and Tzur) (2016). Lot Sizing with Learning and Forgetting in Setups: Analytical Results and Insights. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 63 93-108.
  • Norris, J, C. Kumar, S. Chand, H. Moskowitz, S. Shade, and D. Willis (2014). An empirical investigation into factors affecting patient cancellations and no-shows at outpatient clinics. Decision Support Systems, vol. 57 428-443.
  • Pilotte M. , S. Chand, V. Kovaichelvan, and A. Iyer (2012). Global Experiential Projects with a Manufacturer in India: Insights from Five Years of Experience. Informs Transactions of Education, vol. 13, No. 1 31-43.
  • Teyarachakul, S., Chand, S. and J. Ward (2011). Effect of Learning and Forgetting on Batch Sizes. Production and Operations Management, vol. 20 116-128.
  • Chand, S., J. Norris, H. Moskowitz, S. Shade, and D. Willis (2009). Improving Patient Flow at an Outpatient Clinic: Study of Sources of Variability and Improvement Factors. Healthcare Management Science, vol. 12 325-340.
  • Li, Jian, S Chand, M dada, and S. Mehta (2009). Managing Inventory over a Short Season: Models with Two Procurement Opportunities. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, vol. 11 174-184.
  • Teyarachakul, S., Chand, S. and J. Ward (2008). Batch sizing under learning and forgetting: Steady state characteristics for the constant demand case. Operations Research Letters, vol. 36 589-593.
  • Yang W. H. and S. Chand (2008). Learning and forgetting effects on a group scheduling problem. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 187 1033-1044.
  • Teyarachakul, S., Chand, S. and J. Teng (2007). Estimating the Limits for Statistical Process Control Charts: A Direct Method Improving on Bootstrap. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 178 472-481.
  • Chand, S., Hsu, V., Sethi, S. and V. Deshpande (2007). A Dynamic Lot Size Problem with Multiple Customers: Customer-Specific Shipping and Backlogging Costs. IIE Transactions, vol. 39 1059-1069.
  • Aksen, D., Altinkemer, K., & Chand, S. (2003). The Single-Item Lot-Sizing Problem with Immediate Lost Sales. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 147 (3), 558-566.
  • Chand, S., Hus, V., & Sethi, S. (2002). Forecast, Solution and Rolling Horizons in Operations Management Problems: A Classified Bibliography. M&SOM, vol. 4 (1), 25-43.
  • McClurg T., & Chand S. (2002). A Parallel Machine Replacement Model. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 49 (3), 275-287.
  • Rekhi, I., Chand, S., & Moskowitz H. (2002). A Note on Optimal Allocation of Work in Stochastic Assembly Systems. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 137 (2), 387-393.
  • Chand, S., & Zeng, T. (2001). A Comparison of U Line and Straight Line Performances Under Stochastic Tinces Under Stochastic Times. M&SOM, vol. 3 (2), 138-150.
  • Chand, S., McClurg, T., & Ward, J. (2000). A Model for Parallel Machine Replacement with Capacity Expansion. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 121 (3), 519-531.
  • Blocher, J., Chand, S., & Sengupta, K. (1999). The Changeover Scheduling Problem with Time and Cost Considerations: Analytical Results and a Forward Algorithm. Operations Research, vol. 47 (4), 559-569.
  • Chand, S. (1999). The Changeover Scheduling Problem with Changeover Time and Cost Considerations: Analytical Results and a Forward Algorithm. Operations Research,
  • Chand, S., Traub, R., & Uzsoy, R. (1997). Rolling Horizon Procedures for the Single Machine Deterministic Total Completion Time Scheduling Problem with Release Dates. Annals of Operations Research, vol. 70 115-125.
  • Chand, S., & Blocher, D. (1996). An Improved Lower Bound for Changeover Scheduling Problem. IIE Scheduling and Logistics, vol. 28 901-909.
  • Chand, S., & Blocher, D. (1996). A Forward Branch-and-Search Algorithm and Forecast Horizon Results for the Changeover Scheduling Problem. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 91 456-470.
  • Chand S., Traub R., & Uzsoy R. (1996). An Iterative Heuristic for the Single Machine Dynamic Total Completion Time Scheduling Problem. Computers and Operations Research, vol. 23 (7), 641-651.
  • Chand, S., Traub, R., & Uzsoy, R. (1996). Single-Machine Scheduling with Dynamic Arrivals: Decomposition Results and an Improved Algorithm. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 43 (5),
  • Chand, S., Moskowitz, H., Novak, A., Rekhi, I., & Sorger G. (1996). Capacity Allocation for Dynamic Process Improvement with Quality and Demand Considerations. Operations Research, vol. 44 (6), 964-975.
  • Chand, S., Ward, J., & Weng, Z. (1994). A Parts Selection Model with One-Way Substitution. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 73 (1), 65-69.
  • Chand, S., Chhajed, D., & Traub, R. (1994). A Single-Machine Scheduling Model with Fixed-Interval Deliveries. Production and Operations Management, vol. 3 (4), 296-307.
  • Chand, S., McClurg, T., & Ward, J. (1993). A Single Machine Replacement Model with Learning. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 40 175-192.
  • Chand, S., Sethi, S., & Sorger, G. (1992). Forecast Horizons in the Discounted Dynamic Lot Size Model. Management Science, vol. 38 (7), 1034-1048.
  • Chand, S., & Chhajed, D. (1992). A Single-Machine Model for Determination of Optimal Due Dates and Sequence. Operations Research, vol. 40 596-602.
  • Chand, S., Sethi, S., & Sorger, G. (1992). Existence of Decision/Forecast Horizons in the Discounted Dynamic Lot Size Model. Management Science, vol. 38 1034-48.
  • Chand, S., & Voros, J. (1992). Improved Lot-Sizing Heuristics for Multi-Stage Inventory Models with Backlogging. International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 28 283-288.
  • Chand, S., & Voros, J. (1992). Setup Cost Stability Region for the Dynamic Lot Sizing Problem with Backlogging. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 58 68-77.
  • Blocher, J., & Chand, S. (1991). Scheduling of Parallel Processors - A Posterior Bound on Lpt Sequencing and a 2-Step Algorithm. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 38 (2), 273-287.
  • Chand, S., & Sethi, S. (1990). A Dynamic Lot Sizing Model with Learning in Setups. Operations Research, vol. 38 (4), 644-655.
  • Chand, S., Sethi, S., & Proth, J. (1990). Existence of Forecast Horizons in Undiscounted Discrete-Time Lot Size Models. Operations Research, vol. 38 (5), 884-892.
  • Chand, S. (1989). Lot Sizes and Setup Frequency with Learning in Setups and Process Quality. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 42
  • Chand S. (1988). Decision Forecast Horizon Results for a Single Facility Dynamic Location Relocation Problem. Operations Research Letters, vol. 7 (5), 247-251.
  • Chand, S., & Schneeberger, H. (1988). Single Machine Scheduling to Minimize Weighted Earliness Subject to No Tardy Jobs. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 34
  • Chand, S., & Ward, J. (1987). A Note on Economic Order Quantity under Conditions of Permissible Delay in Payments. Journal of Operational Research Society, vol. 38 (1),
  • Chand, S., & Morton, T. (1986). Minimal Forecast Horizon Procedures for Dynamic Lot Size Models. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 33 (1), 111-112.
  • Chand, S., & Schneeberger, H. (1986). A Note on the Single-Machine Scheduling Problem with Minimum Weighted Completion-Time and Maximum Allowable Tardiness. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 33 (3), 551-557.
  • Chand, S., & Tang, K. (1985). A Comparison of Average and Discounted Cost Models for the Dynamic Lot Size Inventory Problem. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 22 (1), 9-18.
  • Chand, S. (1984). Essentials of Operations Management - Barndt, Se, Carvey, Dw. Interfaces, vol. 14 (2), 95-96.
  • Chand, S. (1983). Rolling Horizon Procedures for the Facilities Series Inventory Model with Nested Schedules. Management Science, vol. 29 (2), 237-249.
  • Chand, S., & Sethi, S. (1983). Finite-Production-Rate Inventory Models with 1st-Shift and 2nd-Shift Setups. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 30 (3), 401-414.
  • Chand, S., & Morton, T. (1982). A Perfect Planning Horizon Procedure for a Deterministic Cash Balance Problem. Management Science, vol. 28 (6), 652-669.
  • Chand, S. (1982). Lot Sizing for Products with Finite Demand Horizon and Periodic Review Inventory Policy. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 11 (2), 145-148.
  • Chand, S., & Sethi, S. (1982). Planning Horizon Procedures for Machine Replacement Models with Several Possible Replacement Alternatives. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 29 (3), 483-493.
  • Chand, S. (1981). Contemporary Operations Management - Cook,Tm, Russell,Ra. Interfaces, vol. 11 (6), 117-118.
  • Sethi, S., & Chand, S. (1981). Multiple Finite Production-Rate Dynamic Lot Size Inventory Models. Operations Research, vol. 29 (5), 931-944.
  • Sethi, S and Chand, S (1979). Planning Horizon Procedures for Machine Replacement Models. Management Science, vol. 173 (2),

Books

  • Chand, S., & Blocher, D. (1992). Resources Planning for Aggregate Production: Handbook of Industrial Engineering. J. Wiley International,

Book Chapters

  • Chand, Suresh and Suresh Sethi (2013). Multi-period Lot-sizing with Stationary Demand: Extension to Forecast Horizons. Handbook of EOQ Inventory Problems:Stochastic and Deterministic Models and Applications, Springer, New York,

Contact

suresh@purdue.edu
Phone: (765) 49-44530
Office: KRAN 536

Area(s) of Expertise

Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Process Flexibility