Awards

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS:

  Dean's Commendation for Excellence in Executive Education Teaching, 2015-2016.
 Deans’ Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching, 2015-2016.
 Distinguished Service Award from M&SOM Society of INFORMS, 2016.
 Dean's Commendation for Excellence in Executive Education Teaching, 2014-2015.
 Finalist, 2015 MSOM Service Management SIG Prize for the best paper on service management published in the past three years.
 Deans’ Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching, 2014-2015.
"Outstanding contribution to the PhD program at INSEAD” faculty award, 2015.
 Finalist (one out of three), Management Science best paper award in Operations Management, 2015 and 2016 (for the paper Are consumers strategic? Structural estimation from the air travel industry). 
 Silver medal winner, 8th Annual Axiom Business Book Awards in "Business Theory" category for "The Risk-Driven Business Model: Four Questions that will Define your Company".
 Dean's Commendation for Excellence in Executive Education Teaching, 2013-2014.
 Deans’ Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching, 2013-2014.
 Supervised (with Karan Girotra) research of Simone Marinesi, 1st place winner of POMS 2014 Supply Chain College Best Student Paper Competition.
 1st place winner, Decision Sciences Institute Best Teaching Case Studies Award, 2013.
 Winner, M&SOM Young Scholar Prize, 2013.
 Finalist, Management Science 2013 Best Paper award in Operations Management.

Supervised (with Karan Girotra) research of Nitish Jain, 1st place winner of 2013 POMS Supply Chain College Student Paper Competition, finalist, 2013 MSOM Student Paper Competition.

Distinguished Service Award from Management Science, 2012.

Supervised (with Karan Girotra) research of Buket Avci, 2nd place winner of 2012 POMS Supply Chain College Student Paper Competition, finalist of 2012 M&SOM student paper competition.

Nominated for the MBA Best Teaching Award for Core course in the Fontainebleau campus, 2011.

Supervised research of Jun Li, Winner of 2011 M&SOM student paper competition, 3rd place winner, Best Paper Award for the Chinese Business Initiative at the Chazen Institute’s OCSMASE, 2011, 3rd place winner, INFORMS 2011 Service Science Section Best Student Paper Competition, finalist of Industry Studies Association’s 2012 Dissertation Award.

Supervised research of Sam Aflaki, finalist of 2011 M&SOM student paper competition.

Deans’ Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching, 2010-2011.

Distinguished Service Award from Management Science, 2011.

Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings (<10% acceptance rate), 2011 and OM Division Chan Hahn Best Paper Award.

Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2010.

Supervised (with Morris Cohen) research of Jose Guajardo, finalist of 2010 M&SOM student paper competition, finalist of 2010 ISBM Doctoral Dissertation Award, winner of 2010 Juran Dissertation Fellowship Award.

MBA Core teaching award by student vote "Goes above and beyond the call of duty", Spring 2010.

MBA Core teaching award by student vote "Tough, but will thank you in 5 years", Spring 2010.

One of the most influential articles in 10 years of the ECR Journal, 2010.

Distinguished Service Award from Management Science, 2010.

Finalist of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Best Paper Competition 2010.

Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2009.

Meritorious Associate Editor Service Award from Management Science, 2009.

Meritorious Service Award from Operations Research, 2008.

Highest course ratings among all core classes at INSEAD in Fall 2008 and nominated for the Best Teaching Award for Core course in the Fontainebleau campus.

Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2008.

MBA Core teaching award by student vote "Tough, but will thank you in 5 years", Spring 2008.

Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2007.

Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2006.

Finalist of the Junior Faculty Interest Group Best Paper competition, 2006.

Supervised (with Morris Cohen) research of Sang-Hyun Kim, the recipient of 2006 SOLE (The International Society of Logistics) Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2006 Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military Applications, finalist of 2006 M&SOM student paper competition and the winner of Dantzig Dissertation Award (2008).

Miller-Sherrerd Teaching Award 2005-2006 (top students' evaluations among MBA core courses).

Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2005.

Miller-Sherrerd Teaching Award 2004-2005 (top students' evaluations among MBA core courses).

Production and Operations Management Society Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishment Award, 2005.

Meritorious Service Award from Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 2004.

Finalist of the Junior Faculty Interest Group Best Paper competition, 2003.

Meritorious Service Award from Operations Research, 2002.

Miller-Sherrerd Teaching Award 2002-2003 (top students' evaluations among MBA core courses).

Meritorious Service Award from Operations Research, 2001.

2nd place in M&SOM student paper competition, 2001.

FUNDED RESEARCH:

26,000 Grant from INSEAD R&D committee on “Study of Global Sourcing” (with Karan Girotra).

39,000 Grant from INSEAD R&D committee on “Consumer Behavior in Retail” (with Nils Rudi).

$7,500 grant from Marketing Science Institute (MSI) and the Wharton Interactive Media Initiative (WIMI) on “Modeling ‘Multichannel’ Customer Behavior”, 2010.

15,000 grant from the Wharton-INSEAD alliance, 2009.

$14,000 grant from the Mack Center for Technological Innovation to study effects of airline codesharing agreements upon operational performance, 2008.

50,000 grant from International Commerce Institute (ECR)  to study retail store execution strategies 2008 (with Marshall Fisher and Nicole DeHoratius).

$100,000 grant from International Commerce Institute (ECR)  to study retail store execution strategies 2007 (with Marshall Fisher and Nicole DeHoratius).

$12,000 grant from the Mack Center for Technological Innovation to study revenue management through opaque selling, 2007.

$7,000 grant from the Mack Center for Technological Innovation to study the long tail of electronic commerce, 2007.

$7,000 grant from the Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management to study performance-based logistics, 2006.

$12,000 grant from the Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management to study retail store execution strategies, 2006.

$100,000 grant from Procter&Gamble and Gillette to study retail store execution strategies 2006 (with Marshall Fisher).

$12,000 grant from the Mack Center for Technological Innovation to study new product launches in the automotive industry, 2006.

$12,500 grant from the Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management to study the impact of new product launches on the automotive assembly productivity, 2005

$13,000 grant from the Mack Center for Technological Innovation for study of manufacturing flexibility adoption in the automotive industry, 2005.

$2,000 grant from the Mack Center for Technological Innovation for study of competition and capacity investment for startup firms, 2005.

$100,000 grant from Procter&Gamble and Gillette to study retail store execution strategies 2005 (with Marshall Fisher).

$15,000 grant from the Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management to investigate adoption of manufacturing flexibility in the automotive industry, 2004.

$5,000 grant from the Mack Center for Technological Innovation to study manufacturing flexibility, 2004.

$4,000 grant from Columbia Center for Excellence in E-Business to investigate dynamic product bundling in e-commerce retailing, 2003 (with Sergei Savin, Wen-Qiang Xiao).

$10,000 grant from the Wharton e-Business Initiative for investigation of Supply Chain choice by Internet retailers, 2002.