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Dilip Chhajed
Professor of Business Administration and Director, MSBA-IM

Educational Background

Ph.D. Management, Purdue University, 1989
M.S. MIS, University of Texas at Dallas, 1986
B. Tech. Chemical-Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1984

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1989. Academic Director MSBA-IM Program, 1999-present. Visiting Associate Professor of Management, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, 2000-present. Faculty-in-Residence, Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc., Spring 1998. MBA Faculty, International Postgraduate Management Center, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, December 1997, March 1999, July 2001. Visiting Faculty, OIC-Lublin, Poland, May 1998, March 1999, 2000.

Recent Publications

Lucas, M., & Chhajed, D. Location problems in agribusiness. Journal of Operational Research Society, forthcoming.

Chhajed, D., and Kim. K. 2004. The role of inclination and part worth differences across segments in designing a price discriminating product line. International Journal of Research in Marketing, forthcoming.

Baris, Y., Petruzzi, N., & Chhajed, D. 2004. Integrated product returns system, European Journal of Operational Research, forthcoming.

Chiang, W. K., Chhajed, D., & Hess, J. D. 2003. Direct marketing, indirect profits: A strategic analysis of dual-channel supply chain design. Management Science, 49: 1-20.

Kim, K., and Chhajed, D. 2002. Product design with multiple quality-type attributes. Management Science, 48: 1502-1511.

Kim, K., Chhajed, D., & Palekar, U. 2002. A comparative study of the performance of push and pull systems in the presence of emergency orders. International Journal of Production Research, 40: 1627-1646.

Kim, K., & Chhajed, D. 2001. An experimental investigation of valuation change due to commonality in vertical product line extension. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 18: 219-230.
Lee, I., Chhajed, D., & Shaw, M. 2001. A strategic evaluation model for flexible manufacturing systems: Integration of product, process and financial features. In Lavelle, Liggett, and Parsaei (Eds.), Economic evaluation of advanced technologies: techniques and case studies:. 119-146. London: Taylor and Francis.

Kim, K., & Chhajed, D. 2000. Commonality in product design: Cost saving and cannibalization. European Journal of Operational Research, 125: 602-621.

Chhajed, D., & Lowe, T. J. 2000. Tooling choices and product performance. IIE Transactions, 32: 49-58.

Honors and Awards

Incomplete List of Teachers Rated as Excellent, Spring, 2001. Executive Educator of the Year, College of Business, 2000.

Academic Service

Associate Editor, e-Locator, 1997-present, INFOR, 2000-present, International Journal of E-Business Research, 2004-present. Editorial Board, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 1996-present; International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, 1994-present; IIE Transactions, 1999-2002.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in supply chain management and operations management. Research focuses on decision problems in operations management and operations/marketing interface including logistics, scheduling, and product/process design.

Contact Information:
323 David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-3778

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