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Philipp Afèche

Philipp Afèche

Professor of Operations Management and Statistics

Degrees:

PhD in Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford University
MS in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
BA in Economics and Computer Science, University of St.Gallen

Phone:

416-978-1591

Bio

Philipp Afèche is on the Rotman faculty in the Operations Management and Statistics Area. His research is at the interface of operations and marketing/economics. He studies revenue, operations and supply chain management issues, focusing on pricing, service design and resource allocation problems that arise in congestion-prone services such as on-demand transportation or healthcare delivery systems. Philipp publishes in leading journals such as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Operations Research. He won the 2014 Best Paper Award for one of his papers published in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
Philipp serves as Associate Editor for Management Science and Operations Research and served as expert reviewer for the national funding agencies in Canada, Hong Kong, Israel and the United States. He is a past chair of the Service Management Special Interest Group of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society.
Philipp's teaching includes courses in statistics, operations and supply chain management, revenue management and matching markets. In 2018 he won the Roger Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Academic Positions

  • 2019 -

    Professor of Operations Management and Statistics, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2013 - 2019

    Associate Professor of Operations Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2007 - 2013

    Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2005 - 2006

    Visit. Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

  • 2003 - 2005

    Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

  • 1997 - 2002

    Assistant Professor of Information Management, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Selected Publications - Papers

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • Economics of data communications

    Afèche, P.

    In: Handbook in Information Systems Vol. 1: Economics and Information Systems, Hendershott, T. (ed.)

    2006

    Pages: 53-135.

Research and Teaching Interests

Research: Operations and economics of response time management in service systems; pricing and revenue management; service operations; supply chain management; healthcare operations.
Teaching: Statistics, operations and supply chain management, revenue management, matching markets.

Honors and Awards

  • 2014

    Best Paper Award, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

  • 2018

    Roger Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM)

  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

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