Saurabh Bansal

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management
Department: Supply Chain and Information Systems
Office: 405 Business Building
Phone: 814-863-3797
Fax: 814-863-7067


Professor Bansal's research focuses on how business managers perceive and estimate uncertainties, how they react to these uncertainties, and how they should react to the uncertainties.

He teaches courses on business modeling and analytics, and was the recipient of the Paiste Teaching Award at Smeal College of Business in 2012. In 2007 he was nominated for the Fred Moore Teaching Award at The University of Texas at Austin.

Current Research

Research Interest:  Elicitation, estimation and implication of risks and uncertainties.

Research Collaborators: IBM, AMD, Dow AgroSciences.

Publication List

S. Bansal, J. S. Dyer, "Updating Inventories of Substitutable Resources in Response to Forecast Updates", Production and Operations Management, , Forthcoming.

S. Bansal, S. Transchel, "Managing Supply Risk for Vertically Differentiated Co-Products", Production and Operations Management, , Forthcoming.


Ph.D. , Risk Analysis and Decision Making, The University of Texas at Austin,  2010 

B. Tech., Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology - Roorkee,  2002 


SCM 421, Business Modeling and Analytics

SCM 421 H, Business Modeling and Analytics Honors

SCIS 545, Simulations (Cross listed in IE)