John Psarouthakis Research Professor of Manufacturing Management; Professor & Chair of Technology and Operations; University of Michigan's Ross School of Business
Roman's research focuses on supply chain management and intersection of operational aspects with marketing and finance. This includes topics such as the value of information in coordinating the elements of supply chains, optimal design of production-inventory systems with capacity constraints, efficiency as a function of ownership within value chain analysis, and lead-time quotation. Recently his work extends to pricing in energy markets and effect of customer behavior on operational decisions. He is an Associate Editor for Management Science, Operations Research, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Five papers written by him and his students were finalists/winners of MSOM student paper competitions and one a winner of ENRE student competition. He has been awarded Teaching Excellence Award by Ross BBA students. Kapuscinski has cooperated in research with several companies and advised many MBA and Tauber projects.