Dr. Selava Nadarajah

Assistant Professor

Department of Information and Decision Sciences

Experience

  • Consulting experience with companies in the retail, high technology, and energy industries

Classes Taught

  • Introduction to Operations Management (MBA core: Fall 2014/15/16, Spring 2015; Corporate MBA: Fall 2016)
  • Supply Chain Management (Graduate elective: Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017)
  • Dynamic programming (PhD elective: Fall 2016)

Research Interests

  • Energy operations with focus on commodity and energy conversion assets (e.g., natural gas storage, power plants, and oil refineries), including renewable energy (e.g., wind)
  • Solution of large-scale dynamic optimization problems using approximate dynamic programming and math programming
  • Revenue management in the hospitality (e.g. hotels) and retail sectors

Education

  • PhD in Operations Research, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Master of Science in Operations Research, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Master of Applied Sciences in Operations Research, Department of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
  • Bachelor of Technology in Aerospace Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras