Associate Professor, Supply Chain and Business Technology Management
Navneet Vidyarthi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems at the John Molson School of Business. He joined Concordia University in July 2008. He holds a PhD degree in Management Sciences with concentration in Supply Chain and Operations Management from the University of Waterloo. He also holds a master's degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Windsor and a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, India.
His research interests can be broadly categorized as strategic design and tactical planning in logistics and supply chain management with methodological interests in large-scale optimization, simulation-based optimization, and meta-heuristics. His recent work deals with the modeling and analysis of congestion and risk pooling and the integration of production, inventory, and distribution strategies in supply chain network design. His works have appeared in Transportation Science, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Production Research and Managerial Auditing Journal amongst others. He has won several awards including the NSERC Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) and NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS).
His teaching interests are in the area of Operations Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Operations Research. His current teaching responsibility includes the Production and Operations Management and Supply Chain Logistics and Planning course at the undergraduate level. He is a member of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) and the Waterloo Management of Integrated Manufacturing Systems (WATMIMS) research centre.