Subodha Kumar

Director, Center for Data Analytics - MSCM

  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Office:Alter Hall 530

Dr. Subodha Kumar joins the Fox School as a Full Professor within the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. He will hold secondary appointments within the Management Information Systems and Statistical Science departments. Kumar also will serve as the Director of Fox’s Center for Data Analytics.

Kumar arrives at Fox after holding the Carol and G. David Van Houten Professorship at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School. He has held appointments at the University of Washington and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He also holds a Visiting Distinguished Professorship at the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in China and a Visiting Professorship at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India.

His research and teaching interests include healthcare analytics, social-media analytics, web analytics, and cybersecurity, among others. Kumar has published numerous papers in high quality journals and conferences. In addition, he has authored a book, and co-authored book chapters, Harvard Business School cases, and Ivey cases. He also holds a patent. Kumar serves as the deputy editor of Production and Operations Management and a senior editor of Decision Sciences.

Kumar studied at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he earned his PhD and MBA. He also received a Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from BIT Sindri, both in India.