Manoj Vanajakumari

Industrial Distribution

Associate Professor


Office: 203C Fermier
Phone: 979.458.1197

Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Robotic Arm Scheduling
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Social Data Analytics

Awards & Honors

  • DSI 2010, Instructional Innovation Award: Honorable Mention
  • Faculty Award, PAID, 2012


  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2007
  • M.S. in Supply Chain Management, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2007
  • M.Tech in Industrial Management, Indian Institute of Technology - Madras, 2002
  • B.Tech in Industrial Engineering, University of Kerala, 1998

Selected Publications

Manoj U. V., S. Kumar., S. Gupta., An Integrated Logistic Model for Predictable Disasters., Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming

Vanajakumari, M., K. Johnston., B. Lawrence., R. Menon., 2015. “An Effective Teaching Methodology for Continuing Education Programs”. Journal of Engineering Technology, 32.

Geismar, N., U.V. Manoj., A. Sethi, C. Sriskandarajah., 2012 Scheduling Robot Cells Served by a Dual-Arm Robot. IIE Transactions, 44

Manoj, U.V., C. Sriskandarajah., E. Wagneour., 2012. Coordination in a Two-Stage Production System: Complexity, Conflict and Cooperation. Computers and Operations Research, 39 1245–1256.