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Alexandre Rodrigues

2004 - Michigan State University, Ph.D.
Supply Chain Management
1999 - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, M.A.
Industrial Engineering
1996 - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, B.S.
Industrial Engineering

Research focus:
Global Logistics strategy and operations, Humanitarian Logistics, Supply Chain disruptions, Inventory strategy and deployment
Telephone: 865.974.1872

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Dr. Rodrigues received his PhD degree in Supply Chain Management in 2004 at the Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University, USA. His MSc degree in Industrial Engineering was obtained in 1999 at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil. This is the same knowledge area and institution where he obtained his BSc degree in 1996. Since 2014, Dr. Rodrigues is the Lecturer of Supply Chain Management at the College of Business Administration, University of Tennessee. Previously, between 2009 and 2014, he has worked as the Professor of Supply Chain Management at the COPPEAD Graduate School of Management, part of UFRJ. He has worked as a visiting professor between 2007 and 2009 at the Supply Management Institute, part of the European Business School, Germany. Between 2004 and 2007, Dr. Rodrigues has worked as an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Current activities include the development of academic research, publication of scientific articles in specialized journals, and teaching/education at the graduate, undergraduate and executive levels. His research interest areas are: global logistics strategy and operations, humanitarian/disaster relief logistics, supply chain disruptions, inventory strategy and deployment, empirical and theoretical modeling of supply chains. In terms of methodological areas, his interests are: simulation modeling, neural networks, data envelopment analysis, and structural equation modeling. He is one of the authors of the book Business Logistics: The Brazilian Perspective. He has published articles in the Journal of Business Logistics and the Journal of Supply Chain Management, in addition to conference proceedings, specialized logistics magazines and business newspapers. Dr. Rodrigues is a current member of the editorial board of the Journal of Business Logistics and he has also acted as the chief editor of the journal Latin American Business Review between 2012 and 2014.

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