Skip to main content

Singhal, Vinod

Vinod Singhal

Charles W. Brady Chair,
Coordinator for MS with a Major in Management
Vinod Singhal profile photo

Academic Area(s):
Justification of New Technology
Total Quality Management
Manufacturing Strategy
Activity-Based Cost Systems
Supply Chain Management
PhD, University of Rochester, Operations Management, 1988
MS, University of Rochester, Operations Research, 1984
MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Operations Management, 1981
BE, Birla Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Science, 1979

Vinod Singhal is the Charles W. Brady Chair Professor of Operations Management at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. He has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from BITS, Pilani, India; MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, India; and Ph.D. from University of Rochester; Rochester, USA. Prior to joining Georgia Tech., he worked for three years as a Senior Research Scientist at General Motors Research Labs.

Vinod's research has focused on the impact of operating decisions on accounting and stock market based performance measures. His research has been supported through grants from the US Department of Labor, National Science Foundation, the American Society of Quality, and the Sloan Foundation. He has published extensively in academic journals and has made more than 130 presentations at different universities. His research has been recognized in the practitioner community through his many articles in industry-practitioner journals and frequent invited presentations as keynote speaker at practitioner conferences. His work has been cited well over 200 times in practitioner publications such as Business Week, The Economist, Fortune, Smart Money, CFO Europe, Financial Times, Investor's Business Daily, and Daily Telegraph.

Vinod is a Departmental Editor of Production and Operations Management, and Associate Editor of Journal of Operations Management, Management Science, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. He is on the Academic Advisory Board of the European School of Management and Technology, Germany. He has served on the Board of Examiners of the Georgia Oglethorpe Award, Bell South's President Quality Award, and the Baldrige Board of Examiners.

Vinod's teaching interests include operations strategy and supply chain management. He has taught at the undergraduate, MBA, executive, and PhD programs and has won teaching awards at the MBA level. His contributions to curriculum development are diverse and deep including those made while serving as Associate Dean of MBA Programs and area coordinator of Operations Management. He has contributed to teaching at an international level, as well, by offering research workshops in countries including Australia, China, France, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, and United Kingdom.