September 13, 2017
11:30-12:00 | Networking
12:00-13:00 | Lunch Served
Join us for our September luncheon at the Downtown Club (Houston Center) where we will be joined by Dr. Gregory R. Heim and Dr. Xiaosong (David) Peng, Associate Professors at the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M. Dr. Heim and Dr. Peng will be discussing Current and Future Trends in the Supply Chain.
Dr. Gregory R. Heim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He holds an A.B. in economics from The University of Chicago and a business administration Ph.D. in operations and management science from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.
Dr. Heim’s research interests include topics in service operations, e-service operations, management of technology, quality management, mass customization, and retail supply chain management. His research usually involves empirical econometrics and data analytics methods. A major focus of his research program concerns how technology supports operations management and supply chain management. Recently, he has developed research interests in healthcare operations management and financial reimbursement processes.
Xiaosong (David) Peng is an Associate Professor in Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. Dr. Peng received his master's degree in information systems management from Carnegie Mellon University and his doctoral degree in operations and management science from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He worked as a procurement manager for a fortune 500 company before starting his academic career.
Dr. Peng's current research interests include supply chain strategy, global sourcing, and information technology impacts on supply chain. His research has appeared in Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Research, among others. He is currently an associate editor for Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences Journal, and Journal of Supply Chain Management.