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Dilip Chhajed

Professor of Business Administration


Educational Background

Ph.D., Management, Purdue University, 1989
M.S., MIS, University of Texas at Dallas, 1986
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology at Bombay, 1984

Positions Held

Honorary Adjunct Professor, R. D. Gardi Medical College, 2016 to present
Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2002 to present
Adjunct Faculty, Sogang Graduate School of Management of Technology, 2011-2015
Executive Director of MS Programs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016-2018
Academic Council, Jaipuria Institute of Management, 2011-2017
Associate Head, Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2016
Visiting Professor, Sogang Business School, Sogang University, 2007-2008, 2010-2012
Director, MS in Technology Management Program, University of Illinois, 2005-2012
Academic Director MSBA-IM, University of Illinois, 1999-2005
Associate Professor, University of Illinois, 1996-2002
Instructor and Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, 1989-1996

Recent Publications

Li, K., Wang, L., Chhajed, D., Mallik, S. Forthcoming. The impact of quality perception and consumer valuation change on manufacturers optimal warranty, pricing and market coverage strategies. Decision Sciences

Wong, H., Lesmono, D., Chhajed, D., Kim, K. Forthcoming. On the Evaluation of Commonality Strategy in Product Line Design: The Effect of Valuation Change and Distribution Channel Structure. Omega

Park, J., Lee, J., Chhajed, D., Kim, K. 2018. Does Modularizability of Technology Matter on the Technology Competition? Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 26: 24-46

Shi, T., Gu, W., Chhajed, D., Petruzzi, N. 2016. Effects of Remanufacturable Product Design on Market Segmentation and the Environment. Decision Sciences

Honors and Awards

Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers, UIUC, 2001, 2007-2016

Service Activities

Associate Editor, Decision Sciences, 2010-present

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses in supply chain management and operations management.

Research focuses on decision problems in operations management and operations/marketing interface including supply chain management, product/process design, and sustainability.