Dr. Sreedevi R is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics – LIFT Lab. Her current research seeks to understand small and micro firms' business and supply chain practices to increase their survival rate and productivity.
She received her Ph.D. in Production & Operations Management from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Her doctoral dissertation is in the area of supply chain risk management. Her research has been recognized as one of the Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Finalist Award winners, presented at the POMS 27th Annual Conference in Orlando, USA. In addition to her dissertation and current research, other research interests include sustainable sourcing, diversity & inclusion in supply chains and affordable healthcare operations.
For the past four years, Sreedevi has been on the faculty at the S P Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai, India, where she has taught courses such as Operations Management, Procurement & Strategic Sourcing, Business Statistics and Behavioral Operations.
Prior to her Ph.D., Dr. Sreedevi worked in the industry and industrial research and development projects for about five years. She completed a B.Tech. from Madras University and a M.Tech in Textile Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.