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Ramnath Vaidyanathan

Ramnath Vaidyanathan
Assistant Professor, Operations Management
Degree(s): 

PhD, Operations Management, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Bachelor of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Area(s): 
Operations Management
Phone: 
+1 514 398 1457
Email Address: 
ramnath [dot] vaidyanathan [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Alternate Email Address: 
gina [dot] ceolin [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building, [Map]
1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Office: 
531
Courses: 

MGCR 271 Business Statistics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MGSC 608 Data Decisions and Models 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Curriculum Vitae: 
Research Areas: 
Risk Management
Selected Publications : 

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Fisher, M., Vaidyanathan, R., "Which Products Should You Stock?" Harvard Business Review, Nov
2012 (In Press)

Veeraraghavan, S., Vaidyanathan, R., "Measuring Seat Value in Stadiums and Theaters" Production and
Operations Management, v. 21, no. 1, 2012, pp. 49-68

Kok, A. G., Fisher, M., and Vaidyanathan, R., "Assortment Planning: Review of Literature and Industry
Practice" in N. Agarwal and S.A. Smith (ed.) Retail Supply Chain Management: Quantitative Models
and Empirical Studies, Springer, 2009, 99pp

Vaidyanathan, R., Santhanam, S., and Ramamurti, R., "Static and Dynamic Analysis of an Aerofoil Bladed
Disc using the concept of Cyclic Symmetry" Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, v.
19, no. 12, 2003, pp. 22-50.

Books and Edited Volumes

Chapters in Books

Awards, Honours, and Fellowships: 

Awards

2001: Banco Foundation Prize for best academic performance, IIT Madras

1998: Mathematics Scholarship, National Board of Higher Mathematics, India

1997: All India Topper, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations

1995, 1996: Shortlisted for selection to the Indian team for the International Mathematical Olympiad

1995: National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship, Government of India

Fellowships

 2003: Doctoral Fellowship, The Wharton School

2001: Presidential Graduate Fellowship, MIT (not accepted).

Grants

2012-2017: NSERC Discovery Grant

2009-2012: Startup Grant, McGill University

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