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Anand A Paul

E.R. Beall Professor
E.R. Beall Professor

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Information Systems and Operations Management Department
Stuzin Hall 333

(352) 846-1239
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Education

  • PhD - Operations Management, University of Texas at Austin, 2000
  • MBA - Indian Institute of Management, 1991
  • BTech - Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1989

Research Areas

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Probability Models
  • Inventory Theory
  • Project and Reliability Networks
  • Applied Probability Theory

Inventory Management
Published Year: 2004
Authors: J. Carrillo, M. Carrillo, A. Paul

An Analysis of the Solution Quality of the Simple Genetic Algorithm
Accepted Year: 2012
Authors: Haldun Aytug, Anand Paul

Myopic and L-Myopic Optimal Policies in Regional Blood Distribution
Journal: Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
Authors: Anand Paul, Yan Qin, Aydin Alptekinoglu


The Impact of Mergers, Capacity Expansion, and Adoptions on Animal Shelter Performance: A Queuing Analysis
Journal: Naval Research Logistics
Authors: Nazli Turken, Janice Carrillo, Anand Paul


Socially Optimal Contracting Between a Regional Blood Bank and Hospitals
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Tharanga Rajapakshe, Anand Paul, Suman Mallik


Mean throughput rate in restart-upon-failure systems subject to random disruptions
Journal: IIE Transactions
Year: Unknown
Authors: Haldun Aytug, Anand Paul


Mitigating Inventory Overstocking: Optimal Order‐up‐to Level to Achieve a Target Fill Rate over a Finite Horizon
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Yinliang Tan, Anand Paul, Qi Deng, Lai Wei


Uniform turnpike planning horizon theorems for finite Markov decision processes
Journal: Mathematics of Operations Research
Accepted Year: 2017
Authors: Mark Lewis, Anand Paul


Mean throughput rate in restart-upon-failure systems subject to random disruptions
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Year: Unknown
Authors: Anand Paul, Haldun Aytug


Inventory planning for a modular product family
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Yinliang Tan, Asoo Vakharia, Anand Paul


Socially Optimal Contracting Between a Regional Blood Bank and Hospitals
Journal: Production and Operations Management
Authors: Tharanga Rajapakshe, Anand Paul


A note on lateral transshipment under point-process driven demand
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Accepted Year: 2013
Authors: Arda Yenipazarli, Anand Paul


Equilibrium returns policies in the presence of supplier competition
Journal: Marketing Science
Published Year: 2010
Authors: S. Bandyopadhyay, A. Paul


Dynamics of 2-Worker Bucket Brigade Assembly Lines
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Published Year: 2009
Authors: K. Gurumoorthy, A. Banerjee, A. Paul


Path Correlation and PERT Bias
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 2008
Authors: A. Banerjee, A. Paul


On Returns Policies with Exogenous Price
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 2007
Authors: I. Bose, A. Paul


Projects with Sequential Iteration: Models and Complexity
Journal: IIE Transactions (Institute of Industrial Engineering)
Published Year: 2007
Authors: A. Banerjee, J. Carrillo, A. Paul


Requirements Planning for Modular Products
Journal: Naval Research Logistics
Published Year: 2006
Authors: A. Vakharia, A. Paul


Minimizing Makespan on a Machine subject to Random Breakdowns
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Published Year: 2006
Authors: N. Kasap, H. Aytug, A. Paul


On the Unimodality of the Manufacturer's Objective Function in the Newsvendor Model
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Published Year: 2006
Authors: A. Paul


A Note On Closure Properties of Failure Rate Distributions
Journal: Operations Research
Published Year: 2005
Authors: A. Paul


Average Fill Rate and Horizon Length
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Published Year: 2005
Authors: A. Banerjee, A. Paul


Simple Probability Models for Project Contracting
Journal: European Journal of Operational Research
Published Year: 2005
Authors: G. Gutierrez, A. Paul


Demand Variability and Incentives in Inventory-based Contracts
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Published Year: 2004
Authors: I. Bose, A. Paul


Mean Sample Spacings, Sample Size and Variability in an Auction-Theoretic Framework
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Published Year: 2004
Authors: G. Gutierrez, A. Paul


Characterizations of the Uniform Distribution Via Sample Spacings and Nonlinear Transformations
Journal: Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
Published Year: 2003
Authors: A. Paul


On Bivariate Dependence and the Convex Order
Journal: Operations Research Letters
Published Year: 2002
Authors: A. Paul


A Generalized Model of Operations Reversal for Fashion Goods
Journal: Management Science
Published Year: 2001
Authors: N. Jain, A. Paul


Robustness to Variability in Project Networks
Journal: IIE Transactions (Institute of Industrial Engineering)
Published Year: 2001
Authors: G. Gutierrez, A. Paul


Analysis of the Effects of Uncertainty, Risk-pooling and Subcontracting Mechanisms on Project Performance
Journal: Operations Research
Published Year: 2000
Authors: G. Gutierrez, A. Paul