Stephen C. Graves


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Stephen Graves is the Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management and a Professor of Operations Management 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.


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


"A Base Stock Inventory Model for a Remanufacturable Product."

Stephen C. Graves. In Proceedings of the 2003 SMA International Conference, Singapore: July 2003.

"A Composite Algorithm for the Concave-Cost Network Flow Problem."

Balakrishnan, Anantharam and Stephen C. Graves. Networks Vol. 19, No. 2 (1989): 175-202.

"A Constant-Inventory Tactical Planning Model for a Job Shop."

Graves, Stephen C. and John S. Hollywood, Working Paper. 2006.

"A Dual-Channel Vendor-Buyer System with Minimum Purchase Commitment."

Wang, Yexin, Rohit Bhatnagar, and Stephen C. Graves, Working Paper. 2008.

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