Michael L. Pinedo
Julius Schlesinger Professor of Operations Management
Michael Pinedo is the Julius Schlesinger Professor of Operations Management in the Department of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at NYU Stern. From 1982 to 1997 he taught in the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research department at Columbia University. He taught at the Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas (Caracas) from 1978 to 1980 and at the Georgia Institute of Technology from 1980 to 1982.
Professor Pinedo's research focuses on the modeling of production and service systems, and, more specifically, on the planning and scheduling of these systems. Recently, his research also has focused on operational risk in financial services. He has both written and co-written numerous technical papers and books on these topics. He is the author of the books Scheduling: Theory, Algorithms and Systems (Prentice-Hall), and Planning and Scheduling in Manufacturing and Services(Springer), and the coauthor of Queueing Networks: Customers, Signals and Product Form Solutions (Wiley). He is co-editor of Creating Value in Financial Services: Strategies, Operations, and Technologies (Kluwer), and editor of Operational Control in Asset Management - Processes and Costs (Palgrave/McMillan).
Over the last two decades Professor Pinedo has been involved in industrial systems development. He supervised the design, development and implementation of two planning and scheduling systems for the International Paper Company. He also actively participated in the development of systems at Goldman Sachs, Philips Electronics, Siemens, and at Merck. Read his full bio.