George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
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Das, Sidhartha

Academic Unit:Information Systems and Operations Management
Position:Associate Professor, Operations Management
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 155
Office Hours:Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 PM Or By Appointment, MBA 633 By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Developing technology, innovation, and information systems strategies.
  • Global dimensions of service and manufacturing strategies.
  • Modeling for operations planning and control problems.
  • Managing service quality.
  • PhD, University of Houston
  • MBA, University of Houston
  • MS - Engineering, University of Mississippi

Prof. Sidhartha (Sid) Das is a teaching and research faculty member in the Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) department at the School of Business, George Mason University.

Prof. Das has taught in the MBA, Executive MBA, Northrop Grumman MBA, MS in Technology Management, and the undergraduate business programs. These include courses in operations management, managerial statistics, project management, business logistics, management of service operations, and manufacturing planning and control systems. He has received awards for Teaching Excellence at Mason and other universities.

His current research interests are primarily in Technology and Innovation Strategies, Planning and Control of Operations, Management of Service Operations, MIS - Design, Planning and Strategic Issues, and Entrepreneurship Processes in Technology Services Organizations.

His papers have appeared in refereed journals including the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Journal of the Operations Research Society, Long Range Planning, International Journal of Distribution & Logistics Management, International Journal of Technology Management, Production and Inventory Management, Industrial Management and Data Systems, and in several conference proceedings.

In addition, Prof. Das has presented research papers at conferences and meetings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Production and Operations Management Society, The Institute of Management Science, Mason Entrepreneurship Research Center, and the Washington Operations Research and Management Science Council.

He has extensive training and consulting experience with Perot Systems, SWIFT, INOVA Healthcare, and the USGS. Prof. Das received his PhD and MBA in Business Administration from the University of Houston, and also has a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Engineering