University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Diwakar Gupta


Department: Information, Risk, and Operations Mgmt.

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CBA 3.438

Ozge Ceren Ersoy, Diwakar Gupta, and Timothy Pruett. 2021. A Critical Look at the U.S. Deceased-donor Organ Procurement and Utilization System. Naval Research Logistics 68(1), 3-29.
Gordon Burtch, Diwakar Gupta, and Paola Martin. 2021. Referral Timing and Fundraising Success in Crowdfunding. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 23(3), 676-694.
Chaithanya Bandi and Diwakar Gupta. 2020. Operating Room Staffing and Scheduling. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 22(5), 958-974.
Diwakar Gupta and Yibin Chen. 2020. Retailer-Direct Financing Contracts under Consignment. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 22(3), 528-544.
Paola Martin and Diwakar Gupta. 2020. Vaccine Procurement Contracts for Developing Countries. Production and Operations Management 29(11), 2601-2620.
H. W. Chen, Diwakar Gupta, H. Gurnani, and G. Janakiraman. 2016. A Stochastic Inventory Model With Fast-Ship Commitments. Production and Operations Management 25(4), 684-700.
Hao-Wei Chen, Diwakar Gupta, and Haresh Gurnani. 2016. Balancing Inventory and Stockout Risk in Retail Supply Chains Using Fast-Ship. Production and Operations Management 25(12), 2103-2115.
F. Li, Diwakar Gupta, and S. P. Potthoff. 2016. Improving Operating Room Schedules. Health Care Management Science 19(3), 261-278.
Diwakar Gupta and S. Potthoff. 2016. Matching Supply and Demand for Hospital Services, in Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management, Vol. 8, No. 3-4, Now Publishers, 131-274.
Diwakar Gupta and F. Li. 2016. Reserve Driver Scheduling. IIE Transactions 48(3), 193-204.
S. P. Kim, Diwakar Gupta, A. K. Israni, and B. L. Kasiske. 2015. Accept / Decline Decision Module for the Liver Simulated Allocation Model. Health Care Management Science 18, 35-57.
Diwakar Gupta and M. Mehrotra. 2015. Bundled Payments For Healthcare Services: Proposer Selection and Information Sharing. Operations Research 63(4), 772-788.
Diwakar Gupta, E. M. Snir, and Y. Chen. 2015. Contractors’ and Agency Decisions and Policy Implications in A+B Bidding. Production and Operations Management 24(1), 159-177.
Y. Tang, H. Gurnani, and Diwakar Gupta. 2014. Managing Disruptions in Decentralized Supply Chains with Endogenous Supply Reliability. Production and Operations Management 23, 1198-1211.
W. Y. Wang and Diwakar Gupta. 2014. Nurse Absenteeism and Staffing Strategies for Hospital Inpatient Units. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 16, 439-454.
F. Li and Diwakar Gupta. 2014. The Extraboard Operator Scheduling and Work Assignment Problem. IIE Transactions 46, 1132-1146.
H. W. Chen, Diwakar Gupta, and H. Gurnani. 2013. Fast-Ship Commitment Contracts in Retail Supply Chains (Winner of 2015 Best Paper in the IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Scheduling and Logistics). IIE Transactions 45, 811-825.
Diwakar Gupta. 2012. Queueing Models for Healthcare Operations, in Healthcare Operations Management, Brian Denton, ed. NY: Springer, Chap. 2.
K. Amaruchkul, Cooper, William, and Diwakar Gupta. 2011. A Note on Air-Cargo Capacity Contracts. Production and Operations Management 20, 152-162.
W. Y. Wang and Diwakar Gupta. 2011. Adaptive Appointment Systems with Patient Preferences. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 13, 373-389.
Diwakar Gupta and W. Y. Wang. 2011. Patient Appointments in Ambulatory Care, in Handbook of Healthcare System Scheduling: Delivering Care When and Where It is Needed, Randolph W. Hall, ed. NY: Springer, Chap. 4.
Diwakar Gupta, H. W. Chen, L. A. Miller, and F. Surya. 2010. Improving the Efficiency of Demand-Responsive Paratransit Services. Transportation Research Part A 44, 201-217.
Diwakar Gupta, H. Gurnani, and H. W. Chen. 2010. When Do Retailers Benefit From Special Ordering? International Journal of Inventory Research 1, 150-173.
Diwakar Gupta and L. Wang. 2009. A Stochastic Inventory Model with Trade Credit. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management 11, 4-18.
W. Y. Wang, Diwakar Gupta, and S. P. Potthoff. 2009. On Evaluating the Impact of Flexibility Enhancing Strategies on the Performance of Nurse Schedules. Health Policy 93, 188-200.
Diwakar Gupta and B. Denton. 2008. Appointment Scheduling in Health Care: Challenges and Opportunities. IIE Transactions 40, 800-819.
Diwakar Gupta. 2008. Flexible Carrier–Forwarder Contracts for Air Cargo Business. Journal of Pricing and Revenue Management 7, 341-356.
Diwakar Gupta and L. Wang. 2008. Revenue Management for a Primary Care Clinic in the Presence of Patient Choice. Operations Research 56, 576-592.
Diwakar Gupta and L. Wang. 2007. Capacity Management for Contract Manufacturing. Operations Research 55, 367-377.
Diwakar Gupta, M. Natarajan, A. Gafni, L. Wang, D. Shilton, D. Holder, and S. Yusuf. 2007. Capacity Planning for Cardiac Catheterization: A Case Study. Health Policy 82, 1-11.
K. Amaruchkul, William Cooper, and Diwakar Gupta. 2007. Single-Leg Air-Cargo Revenue Management. Transportation Science 41, 457-469.
Diwakar Gupta. 2007. Surgical Suites’ Operations Management. Production and Operations Management 16, 689-700.
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Academic Leadership and Awards
Professional Awards
Best Paper Award Finalist, College of Healthcare Operations and Management Paper Competition2015
Best Paper in the IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Scheduling and Logistics2015
M&SOM Best Paper Award Finalist2009
IIE Outstanding Publication Award and IIE Transactions – Scheduling and Logistics best paper award2005
IIE Transactions – Design and Manufacturing best paper award1999
IIE Transactions – Scheduling and Logistics best paper award1998
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Teaching Awards
Basu Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching in the MBA Programs, McMaster Univeristy1995
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