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Dr. Vinod R. Singhal


Name Vinod R. Singhal, PhD
Current Affiliation Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies (CPBIS); Georgia Tech College of Management, Georgia Tech
Current Position Associate Director for Education, CPBIS; Professor of Management, Georgia Tech College of Management, Georgia Tech
Office Address CPBIS Office: 500 10th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0620;
Coll. of Mgt. Office: 800 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0520
E-Mail Address Vinod.Singhal@cpbis.gatech.edu
Phone Numbers
Coll. of Mgt. Office: 404-894-4908
Coll. of Mgt. Fax: 404-894-6030
CPBIS Fax 404-385-2414
General Background


Vinod is currently an Associate Director of the CPBIS (a Sloan Foundation Industry Studies Center hosted by Georgia Tech in the Institute of Paper Science and Technology building in Atlanta, Georgia), and a Professor of Operations Management at the Georgia Tech College of Management at Georgia Tech. His educational background includes a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, MBA, M.S. in Operations Research, and a Ph.D. in Operations Management.

Prior to joining Georgia Tech in 1989, Vinod worked for three years as a Senior Research Scientist at General Motors Research Labs and one year as a management consultant in India. His teaching and research interests include operations strategy, total quality management, measuring manufacturing performance in high technology firms, justification of new technologies, and designing activity-based costing systems. His research has focused on the impact of operating decisions on accounting and stock market based performance measures, manufacturing strategy, and justification of new technologies. In particular, his recent research has focused on the bottom line impact of Total Quality Management Practices. His research has been supported through grants from the US Department of Labor, National Science Foundation, and American Society of Quality. He has published extensively in academic journals. He is a member of the editorial boards of various top journals in Operations Management.

Vinod has served on the Board of Examiners of the Georgia Oglethorpe Award. He is currently serving on the Board of Examiners for The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He is frequent presenter at various academic and practitioner conferences and at universities. He is very active in executive education, and consults frequently with private and public companies.



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