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New Krannert Faculty 2019
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Krannert Faculty

Amy David

Amy David

Clinical Associate Professor of Management


B.S.: General Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 2003.
M.B.A.: Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest, IL, 2008.
Ph.D.: Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2014


Amy David joined the Krannert School of Management as a Clinical Assistant Professor in August 2014, after completing her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She teaches experiential learning in operations management, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in production planning and control and supply chain management.

Previously, Dr. David worked as Logistics Planning and Process Development Manager at USG and a Logistics Analyst at Medline Industries. She holds an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and the APICS CPIM designation.

Journal Articles

  • David, A., Farr, D., Januszyk, R., and Diwekar, U. (2015). USG Uses Stochastic Optimization to Lower Distribution Costs. Interfaces, | Related Website |
  • David, A. & Adida, E. (2015). Competition and Coordination in a Two-Channel Supply Chain. Production and Operations Management, | Related Website |
  • David, A. (2007). Planning Process Particulars. APICS Magazine, vol. 17 (1), 24-27.


  • Diwekar, U. & David, A. (2014). Better Optimization of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems (BONUS) Algorithm for Large Scale Real World Stochastic Nonlinear Programming Problems. Springer, New York, NY.
  • Live Theatre Can Supplement Business Ethics Education, Study Says

    Research completed by Purdue Convocations in partnership with Krannert School of Management suggests live theatre could be used as a teaching tool in business ethics education. Students were asked to analyze the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy scenario both before and after attending a live theatre performance featuring related narrative themes. The study centered on a performance of “Frankenstein,” based on the critically-acclaimed book by Mary Shelley.

    Full story: Live Theatre Can Supplement Business Ethics Education, Study Says

  • Role of performing arts in business ethics education

    Amy David discusses the role of performing arts in business ethics education

Phone: (765) 496-6526
Office: KRAN 433

Quick links

Personal website

Area(s) of Expertise

Supply Chain Management, Global Supply Chains, Business Ethics, Game Theory, Nonlinear Optimization