Professor Sodhi received his Ph.D. in management science from the UCLA Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994. Subsequently, he taught operations management at the University of Michigan, Ross Business School where his research in the trucking industry was funded by the Sloan Foundation. His research interests lie in supply chain management, in particular in supply chain risk and in supply chain sustainability.
Prof. Sodhi also had a visiting position at the Indian School of Business (ISB) where he was Executive Director of the Munjal Global Manufacturing Institute (May 2011-Sep 2013). He is also Fellow of the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA), and a Fellow of the Operational Research Society (FORS), and uses mathematical modelling extensively within his research.
Prior to joining Cass Business School in August 2002, Professor Sodhi was Vice President at a software company based in San Jose. Previously, he worked as Director for enterprise e-business strategy at Scient and, prior to that, as Manager in the Supply Chain Practice at Accenture. He has worked with clients in a variety of industries including consumer electronics, commodity and specialty chemicals, petroleum products distribution, hospitality industry procurement, and airlines.
He has published in numerous academic and managerial journals including Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Interfaces, and Supply Chain Management Review. He is currently Dep. Editor for Production and Operations Management (POM) and has been Editor of the Annual Edelman Awards issue of Interfaces and Editor-in-Chief of INFORMS Online.
Fellow, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA), and Fellow, OR Society (FORS)