Medini R. Singh

Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business

Decision, Risk, and Operations

BE, Roorkee, India, 1983; ME, Carnegie Mellon, 1986; MS, 1988; PhD, 1990

Joined CBS in 2001

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Medini Singh

Office
218C Uris

Phone
646-823-5917

E-mail
ms2149@columbia.edu

Fax
212-316-9180

Teaching and research interest

Professor Singh comes to Columbia from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. At Tuck, Singh taught the MBA core course in operations management for the last six years. He has also taught MBA electives on time-based competition and simulation modeling. Singh has also taught in the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he won the 1991 Teacher of the Year Award. His research interests are in the areas of modeling, analysis and optimization of manufacturing and service systems. His current research focuses on the impact of demand and supply uncertainties on the performance of supply chains. Singh has published numerous articles on the impact of yield, demand and supply uncertainties on the performance of manufacturing systems. He has also consulted for several Fortune 500 companies.

Journal articles

Optimal variance structures and performance improvement of synchronous assembly lines In Operations Research (1999)
Author(s): Steven Erlebacher, Medini Singh

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Optimal production policies for multi-stage systems with setup costs and uncertain capacities In Management Science (1998)
Author(s): Juhwen Hwang, Medini Singh

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Centralized bakery reduces distribution costs using simulation In Interfaces (1998)
Author(s): Sampath Rajagopalan, Medini Singh, Thomas Morton, Ephraim Martin, IV

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Optimal updating of forecasts for the timing of future events In Management Science (1998)
Author(s): Juhwen Hwang, Medini Singh, W. Hurley, Robert Shumsky

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Capacity expansion and replacement in growing markets with uncertain technological breakthroughs In Management Science (1998)
Author(s): Sampath Rajagopalan, Medini Singh, Thomas Morton

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Part dispatch in random yield multistage flexible test systems for printed circuit boards In Operations Research (1992)
Author(s): Ram Akella, Sampath Rajagopalan, Medini Singh

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Efficient computation of coordinating controls in hierarchical structures for failure-prone multi-cell flexible assembly systems In IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation (1990)
Author(s): Ram Akella, B. Krogh, Medini Singh

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CaseWorks

Detroit Motors Inc.: Spring 2009
Author(s): Medini Singh

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Consumer Powers, Inc.: Fall 2008
Author(s): Medini Singh

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Zara: Summer 2008
Author(s): Nelson M. Fraiman , Medini Singh, Carolyn Paris, Linda Arrington

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Lolita S.A. Managing Company Growth: Spring 2008
Author(s): Nelson M. Fraiman, Medini Singh, Natalia Yankovic

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