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Nicholas C. Petruzzi
Associate Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D. Operations Management, Purdue University, 1995
M.S. Systems Analysis and Management, George Washington University, 1991
B.S. Physics, College of William and Mary, 1989.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1996. Visiting assistant professor, Purdue University, 1995-96.

Recent Publications

Yalabik, B., Petruzzi, N., & Chhajed, D. An integrated product returns model with logistics and marketing coordination. European Journal of Operational Research, forthcoming.

Monahan, G., & Petruzzi, N., & Zhao, W. The dynamic pricing problem from a newsvendor's perspective. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, forthcoming.

Petruzzi, N., & Monahan, G. 2003. Managing fashion goods inventories: Dynamic recourse for retailers with outlet stores. IIE Transactions, 35: 1033-1047.

Petruzzi, N., & Dada, M. 2002. Dynamic pricing and inventory control with learning. Naval Research Logistics, 49: 303-325.

Petruzzi, N., & Dada, M. 2001. Information and inventory recourse for a two-market, price-setting retailer. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 3: 242-263.

Dana, J., Jr., & Petruzzi, N. 2001. Note: The newsvendor model with endogenous demand, Management Science, 47: 1488-1497.

Honors and Awards

Graduate Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Business, 2004. Meritorious service award, Operations Research, 2003. Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003. MBA Professor of the Year, University of Illinois, 2002, 2003. MBA Award for Teaching Excellence in the 2nd Year Curriculum, University of Illinois, 2000.

Academic Service

Editorial board, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 1999-2003.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in operations management, manufacturing planning and control, design and management of service systems, and project management. Research interests include pricing models in operations management, yield management, value of information, and supply-chain coordination.

Contact Information:
328D David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-9578

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