Damian R. Beil
Professor of Technology and Operations; University of Michigan's Ross School of Business
Damian Beil teaches the MBA operations management core and an elective on strategic sourcing and is the Ford Motor Company Co-Director of the Tauber Institute for Global Operations, a joint program between the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and College of Engineering. In his research, Beil develops mathematical models to analyze complex problems in sourcing. His work includes studies of how procurement auctions should be designed to account for supplier qualification screening, quality levels, and long-term maintenance of a healthy supplier base, and how feedback and problem specification affects crowdsourcing outcomes. He serves as an Associate Editor for Management Science and Operations Research. Prior to joining Michigan, Beil received a BA in Mathematics from New College and a PhD in Operations Research from M.I.T.