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Stephen Graves is the Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management and Professor Post Tenure 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.


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Graves elected to National Academy of Engineering

Graves wins INFORMS prize

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


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

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

"Operations, Risk, and Small Firms: Field Results from Irrigation Equipment Vendors in Senegal."

Brennan, Mark, Stephen C. Graves, Jonars Spielberg, and Bish Sanyal. Production and Operations Management Vol. 31, No. 9 (2022): 3594-3610. Download Paper from DSpace.

"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.

"Item Aggregation and Column Generation for Online-Retail Inventory Placement."

Chen, Annie I., and Stephen C. Graves. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Vol. 23, No. 5 (2021): 1062-1076. Supplemental Material. SSRN Preprint.

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