Dr. Sushil Gupta is a well-recognized researcher in his field. His research interests include production scheduling, mathematical modeling, computer applications, and educational administration. He has published in top-ranking professional journals including Management Science, IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Operational Research Society, Omega, Computers and Industrial Engineering, and Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. He is a co-author of "POMS - Production and Operations Management Software," a software package published by Allyn & Bacon for an operations management course.
Dr. Gupta was awarded the "FIU Foundation Excellence in Research/Scholarship” award in 1987. He was also awarded “Distinguished Scholarly Research Award” of the College of Business Administration, FIU, in 1984-85. His other awards include Fulbright Fellowship to do research work at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.; Commonwealth Scholarship for his graduate work at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; and the V.K.R.V. Rao Gold Medal for his first place ranking in his MBA graduating class. He has organized several national and international conferences; has chaired sessions and presented papers in national and international conferences. He has refereed papers/grant proposals for Management Science, IIE Transactions, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, OMEGA, and the National Science Foundation among others.
Dr. Gupta has served FIU as vice provost, Academic Affairs, and associate dean, College of Engineering. Dr. Gupta, in his capacity as the director of Corporate and Global Programs in the College of Engineering, is currently responsible for developing, promoting, and managing the College of Engineering’s corporate and global programs which are currently being offered or negotiated with sponsors in several countries that include China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Taiwan, Turkey, Venezuela, and Yugoslavia. The programs include MS in Engineering Management, MS in Technology Management, MS in Telecommunications and Networking, and MS in Construction Management.
Dr. Gupta is one of the founding members of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), an international professional organization, and has played a key role in its initiation, development and growth. He was the vice president- Member Activities in 1994 and the president of POMS in 1996. He is the executive director of POMS since 1997. He also serves on the advisory board of the POMS journal.
Academic Administration; Information Technology; Production and Operations Management; Project Management; Supply Chain Management