Vinay Gonela Profile

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Dr. Vinay Gonela

  • Department: Management & Marketing
  • Associate Professor of Management
  • Room: FH-217N

Dr. Vinay Gonela, joined A&M University-Central Texas in 2016. He earned his Doctorate in Industrial Engineering with emphasis in Supply Chain Management from North Dakota State University. He earned his Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida with emphasis on Engineering Management. In addition, Dr. Gonela completed a post-graduate program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from the University of Texas Austin. His teaching interests involve Production and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Sustainable Operations, and Business Statistics. His educational philosophy prioritizes enabling learners to advance socially by fostering an environment that enriches and develops their knowledge, abilities, and competencies, with a focus on student-centered approaches. Dr. Gonela’s research interests involve designing, assessing, and optimizing processes and systems to address societal problems in a wide variety of fields that include renewable and sustainable energy supply chains, rainwater harvesting, solid waste management, and healthcare engineering. Dr. Gonela has published several research articles in high-quality journal journals that include, but are not limited to Applied Energy, Computer and Industrial Engineering, Journal of Cleaner Production and International journal of Production Research. In addition, he serves as a reviewer for several different journals such as Energy Policy, Sustainability, Applied Energy, and Transportation research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.

Area of professional expertise: Supply chain management, operations management, management science, data analytics.