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Ray R. Venkataraman Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Ray R. Venkataraman is Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management at the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. He has a PhD in Management Science from Illinois Institute of Technology and has over 30 years of teaching experience. He has taught a variety of courses, including Operations Planning and Control, Supply Chain Management, Operations Strategy, Purchasing, Business Statistics, and Project Management. He has received the Ideal Industries Award for Excellence in Business Teaching at Northern Illinois University. He currently teaches online courses in Planning and Resource Management in Projects, and Cost and Value Management in Projects at the graduate level. Dr. Venkataraman has several research publications in top-tier operations management journals. He has published in journals such as International Journal of Production Research, Omega, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Production and Operations Management, Production and Inventory Management, Production Planning and Control, The International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, and Interfaces. In addition, he has coauthored books titled Cost and Value Management in Projects and Decision Making in Project Management. His current research interests are in the area of sustainability integration in project and supply chain management. As an assistant manager with a multinational bank in India, Dr. Venkataraman has several years of industry experience in the financial services industry. He has served on the editorial review boards of the Production and Operations Management and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management journals.