Sreekumar Bhaskaran

Associate Professor

PhD, Supply Chain and Operations Management, University of Texas at Austin, 2006
MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India, 2000
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, India, 1998


  • Bio

    Sreekumar R. Bhaskaran is an associate professor of information technology and operations management (ITOM) at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business.  He joined the Cox School in 2006 after completing a PhD in supply chain and operations management from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.  He also has an MBA in operations and marketing from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and a BE in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.  His research focuses on new product development and innovation.  He is particularly interested in studying how firms can overcome the operational challenges involved in transforming an idea into value delivering proposition.  His work has previously appeared in Management Science, Marketing Science, and Production and Operations Management Journal.  He teaches Operations Management, Operations Analytics and Project Management to MBA and MSBA students at the Cox School.  In this context, he was presented the "C. Jackson Endowed Faculty Innovation Award" for 2008-2009 for demonstrating innovation in the classroom.  Sreekumar was also named among “The Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40” in the 2014 Poets & Quants ranking of business school professors.
  • Teaching

    ITOM 6203: Operations Management
    ITOM 6225: Project Management
    ITOM 6226: Operations Analytics
  • Research

    New product development, supply chain management, behavioral economics, matching platforms