Faculty staff profile
PhD, AM (Wharton) PGDM (IIM) BTech (Hons) (Banaras)
Associate Professor - Operations Management
Kannan Sethuraman is an experienced consultant, researcher and teacher who specialises in operations management, manufacturing and new product development.
Prior to joining MBS, Kannan held academic positions at the University of Michigan Business School at Ann Arbor, and at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. A highly respected teacher and facilitator, in 2003, 2006, 2007 Kannan was recognised with the MBS Teaching Excellence Award.
Kannan's fields of interest and expertise include application of operations management principles in the healthcare industry, transfer of lean manufacturing practices to the service sector, and supply chain management.
Kannan's research publications have appeared in reputed international journals such as Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research, and the International Journal of Operations and Production Management. In addition, he has presented his work at conferences both in Australia and internationally.