Samir Barman serves as a Baldwin Chair of business and Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma, USA. He received his Ph.D. degree in industrial management with a concentration in operations management from the Clemson University, Clemson, USA. Barman has published numerous articles in refereed journals including Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, IIE Transactions, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, Omega, and Production and Inventory Management, among others. Barman acts as a Member of the POMS, APICS, DSI, and INFORMS and the honor societies of Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma. He received the Michael F. Price College of Business Alumni Council Research Fellowship in 1993 and the Michael F. Price College of Business Associates Research Fellowship in 1998. Barman also holds the CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) and CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) designations awarded by APICS, the Association for Operations Management. Barman currently serves at the Boards of the Oklahoma City Chapter of APICS and the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Production Research. In the past, he has served at the Editorial Review Board of the Production Operations Management journal. Barman’s current research interests include mass customization and the applications of value stream mapping (VSM) in service organizations. His research interests also extend to the energy industry. Specifically, he is interested in the applications of Linear Programming and Goal Programming models for the purpose of production and distribution optimization of natural gas and petroleum products.
Biography Updated on 4 October 2012