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Manpreet Hora, assistant professor of operations management
Manpreet Hora, assistant professor of operations management

Manpreet Hora Wins Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Teaching Award

Manpreet Hora, assistant professor of operations management, was selected by Georgia Tech’s Faculty Honors Awards Committee as the recipient of the Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teaching Award.

Established in honor of 1940 industrial management graduate W. Roane Beard, this award recognizes exceptional performance in the classroom and includes a $10,000 stipend.

Criteria used for the award selection include extraordinary efforts in teaching, inspiration transmitted to students, direct impact and involvement with students, intellectual integrity and scholarship, and impact on post graduate success of students.

Hora, who joined the Scheller College in 2008, has previously won teaching honors including the Brady Family Award for Teaching Excellence and the CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.

His research, published in journals such as Management Science and Production and Operations Management, examines managerial decision-making in mitigating losses and enhancing firm performance in supply chain management.

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