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Stephen Graves is the Abraham J. Siegel Professor Post Tenure of Management in the Operations Management group at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has a joint appointment with the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Graves develops and applies operations research models and methods to solve problems in manufacturing and distribution systems and in service operations. His current research is focused on operational issues arising in online retailing, supply chain optimization and strategic inventory positioning, and production and capacity planning for various contexts.

Graves holds an AB in mathematics and social sciences and an MBA from Dartmouth College, and an MS and a PhD from the University of Rochester.


INFORMS awards Graves with Kimball Medal

October 12, 2023

Graves wins INFORMS prize

Steve Graves has been named a POMS (Production and Operations Management Society) Fellow

Graves elected to National Academy of Engineering

Graves to serve as INFORMS president


"Development and Analysis of Digital Twins of Production Systems."

Overbeck, Leonard, Stephen C. Graves, and Gisela Lanza. International Journal of Production Research: 1-15. Forthcoming.

"Velocity-based Stowage Policy for a Semiautomated Fulfillment System."

Cezik, Tolga, Stephen C. Graves and Amy C. Liu. Production and Operations Management. Forthcoming.

"Data-Driven Failure Time Estimation in a Consumer Electronics Closed-Loop Supply Chain."

Lemmens, Stef, Andre Calmon, and Stephen C. Graves, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6928-23. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, February 2023.

"Coordination of Multi-Echelon Supply Chains Using the Guaranteed Service Framework."

Graves, Stephen C., and Tor Schoenmeyr. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Vol. 24, No. 3 (2022): 1859-1871. SSRN Preprint.

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