Dr. Diwakar Gupta
Program Director, SMOR Program
Directorate of Engineering, National Science Foundation
October 7, 2015, 9:00 – 10:00 AM
402 John D. Tickle Building
Dr. Diwakar Gupta is currently Program Director for the SMOR program at the National Science Foundation. He is a Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is also an affiliate senior member of the Health Services Research Policy and Administration Division of the School of Public Health and a Faculty Scholar of the Center for Transportation Studies. Dr. Gupta received a Ph.D. in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on healthcare delivery systems, state transportation agencies’ operations, and supply chain and revenue management. Information about his research projects can be found at the web page of the Supply Chain and Operations Research Laboratory (www.isye.umn.edu/labs/scorlab).
Abstract: In this presentation, Dr. Gupta will present a brief summary of funding opportunities for service, manufacturing, and operations research related projects at NSF. Dr. Gupta will also share some insights concerning success strategies and ethics.