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2018 College of Supply Chain Management Student Paper Competition

The POMS College of Supply Chain Management is proud to announce the six finalists to its 2018 Student Paper Competition (in alphabetical order):

  • Leveraging Comparables for New Product Sales Forecasting. Lennart Baardman and Divya Singhvi (MIT OR Center), Igor Levin (Johnson and Johnson Consumer Company), Georgia Perakis (MIT Sloan School of Management)

  • Mass Customization and 'Forecasting Options' Penetration Rates Problem. Ali Fattahi (UCLA Anderson School of Management), Sriram Dasu (USC Marshall School of Business), Reza Ahmadi (UCLA Anderson School of Management)

  • Strategic Surge Pricing and Forecast Communication on On-Demand Service Platforms. Harish Guda (UT-Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management), Upender Subramanian (UT-Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management).

  • FA General Model for Inventory Management with Dual Sources: Trading off Lead Time and Cost Differences. Zhe Liu (Columbia Graduate School of Business), Awi Federgruen (Columbia Graduate School of Business), Lijian Lu (China Innovation Fund)

  • 3D Printing vs. Traditional Flexible Technology: Implications for Operations Strategy. Duo Shi (Washington U. Olin School of Business), Lingxiu Dong and Fuqiang Zhang (Washington U. Olin School of Business)

  • Managing Market Thickness in Online B2B Markets. Wenchang Zhang (U. Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business), Kostas Bimpikis (Stanford Graduate School of Business), Wedad Elmaghraby (U. Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business), Ken Moon (UPenn Wharton School)

They finalists will present their paper at the POMS Annual Conference in Houston, Texas during two special sessions on Saturday May 5, 8:00am-9:30am and 9:45am-11:15am.

The first prize is accompanied by a $600 honorarium and the second prize is accompanied by a $300 honorarium. All finalists will also be awarded up to $500 of support for out-of-pocket expenses and complementary conference registration for the 2018 Annual POMS conference. The results will be announced during the conference at the POMS Supply Chain Management College Business Meeting on Saturday, May 5th.

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