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Sridhar Tayur - Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA, US

Sridhar Tayur Sridhar Tayur

University Professor and Distinguished Research Chair | Carnegie Mellon University



Sridhar Tayur's research interests involve quantum computing, health care operations and supply chain management. He has called himself an "academic capitalist," having founded supply chain software company SmartOps (acquired by SAP) that created the market for Enterprise Inventory Optimization (EIO), and then created OrganJet, a company that helps match multi-list people who need a kidney or a liver transplant with available organs and ensures them fast transportation via private jet to a transplant center.

Areas of Expertise (1)


Education (3)

Cornell University: Ph.D., Operations Research and Industrial Engineering,

Cornell University: M.S., Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Madras: B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering

Media Appearances (1)

SpaceX prepares to send first all-civilian crew into orbit

Reuters  online


"Do you have to be both rich and brave to get on these flights right now?" Sridhar Tayur, a professor of operations management and new business models at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, asked in an interview with Reuters on Friday.

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