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Udatta Palekar

Associate Professor of Business Administration


Educational Background

Ph.D., IE, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1986
M.S., IE, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1985
B.E., Production Engineering, Bombay University, 1982

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2005 to present
Director, Supply Chain Management Program, University of Illinois, 2005-2011
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1993-2005
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1987-1993
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1986-1987

Recent Publications

Palekar, U. Forthcoming. Application of column generation techniques to retail assortment planning. In J. Karlof (Ed.), Interger Programming: Theory and Practice. CRC Operations Research Series.

Simoes, D., Caixeta-Filho, J., Palekar, U. 2018. Fertilizer distribution flows and Logistics costs in Brazil: changes and benefits arising from investments in port terminals. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 21: 407-422

Langer, A., Totoni, E., Palekar, U., Kale, L. 2017. Energy-optimal Configuration Selection for Manycore Chips with Variation. INternational Journal of High Performance Applications, 31: 451-466

Teaching and Research Interests

Supply Chain Management, Optimization, Marketing Models

Supply Chain Modeling, Manaufacturing Planning, Optimization, Pricing, Distribution Channels