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Vedat Verter

Department: Supply Chain Management
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N370B
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-0800
John H. McConnell Chair in Business Administration
Department: Supply Chain Management
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Vedat Verter joined Broad College of Business as the John McConnell Endowed Chair of Business Administration in July 2019. He also serves as Chairperson of the Supply Chain Management Department. He brings 24 years of experience at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, where he was a James McGill Professor since 2013. Professor Verter specializes on the application of operations research for tackling challenges in the public sector. His areas of research are service chain design, hazardous materials logistics, sustainable operations and healthcare operations management. His work in these four areas culminated into 70+ research articles in refereed journals and is well recognized through invited presentations around the globe.

    In his earlier work, Professor Verter focused on risk assessment models for dangerous goods shipments and policy making for rail and highway transportation of hazardous materials. His papers on designing transport networks for such shipments are considered seminal.   I
    n the area of sustainable operations, he focuses on evidence-based policy design for incentivizing firms’ product recovery initiatives; particularly for remanufacturing and recycling. He has published on the electronics industry extensively. In the area of healthcare, he focuses on preventive, primary, emergency, acute and chronic care processes, as well as their interaction.

    He was Founding Director of the NSERC CREATE Program in Healthcare Operations and Information Management, a seven-University PhD/PDF training program across Canada. Professor Verter is Editor-in-Chief of Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, an international journal focusing on public sector decision making. He is also among the Senior Editors of Production and Operations Management.

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