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Adam Fleischhacker

Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Department: Business Administration
Campus Address: 222 Alfred Lerner Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-6966
Email: ajf@udel.edu

Biography

Adam Fleischhacker is currently an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the University of Delaware.  Prior to reentering academia, Adam's corporate career focused on designing and implementing software-enabled supply chain solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Adam has a track record of success.  During his three year tenure at i2 Technologies, a leading supply chain software company, Adam won i2's Rising Star Award in part due to his work defining and implementing demand management best practices.  In addition, Adam helped to establish and grow a start-up called TransportEdge culminating in its sale to World Fuel Services, a Fortune 500 company ranked 13th in the 2009 Businessweek list of the "World's Best Companies".  Adam holds a Ph.D. in supply chain management from Rutgers University; an MBA from the University of Rochester; and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Buffalo. Adam now brings his extensive industry experience and academic training to create and implement business processes that empower people with the information needed to make good decisions.  His most recent work has focused on optimizing business processes in uncertain environments.  He is a published author, frequent speaker at conferences, and continues to consult for many of the world's best companies.

Education

  • Ph.D. - Rutgers Univerisity, supply chain management, 2009
  • M.B.A. - University of Rochester, 1998
  • B.S. - State University of New York at Buffalo, mechanical engineering, 1996
  • Curriculum vitae

Publications

Published Articles

Fleischhacker, A., Y. Zhao.  Planning for Demand Failure: A Dynamic Lot Size Model for Clinical Trial Supply Chains.  European Journal of Operational Research 211(3) pp. 496 - 506.

Working Papers

Chen, W., M. Katehakis, A. Fleischhacker.  Dynamic Pricing and Channel Preference in a Dual Channel Environment.  Invited to revise and resubmit at Naval Research Logistics.

Fleischhacker, A., A. Ninh, Y. Zhao.  Inventory Positioning in Global Clinical Trial Supply Chains.  Under review at Production and Operations Management.

Fleischhacker, A., Y. Zhao.  Balancing Learning and Economies of Scale for Short Lifecycle Products. Under review at Operations Research in Health Care.

Fleischhacker, A., P. Fok.  Expected Value of Uncertainty Reduction: An Entropy Based Analysis of the Newsvendor Problem. Under review at Decision Sciences.

 

 

Awards & Honors

2013

Secured research collaboration agreement between University of Delaware and AstraZeneca.  Topic:  “Formulation Capacity Modeling.”

 

 

2012

Secured research collaboration agreement between University of Delaware and JP Morgan Chase.  Topic:  “Using Metrics for Continuous Improvement in Application Delivery Processes”.

 

 

2010

Recruited and mentored 2nd place team at annual Rutgers MBA Supply Chain Case Competition.

 

 

2008

Awarded summer research grant from the Blanche & Irwin Lerner Center for Pharmaceutical Management Studies.

 

 

2007

Awarded summer research grant from Rutgers’ Research Resources Committee.

 

 

2007

Obtained highest achievable teaching effectiveness rating as instructor for Production & Operations Management

 

 

1999

Sole recipient of i2 Technologies’ Rising Star Award.

 

 

1998

William E. Simon Graduate School of Business merit scholarship recipient.

Teaching

Data Analysis for Business, Operations Management, Decision Support Systems for Operations Management (field project course), Applied Forecasting in Highly Uncertain Environments, Business Process Design for Information Advantage, Six Sigma.

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.4 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Fund, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Anu Sivaraman, who is among Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter” and MBAprograms.org’s “Top 50 Marketing Professors on Twitter” - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer experience-driven learning and emphasize evidence-based analytics methods to enrich the student experience. Here, finance students visit New York City’s financial districts for a first-hand look at markets trading and to meet with UD alumni.

Charles W. Horn, AS75, and wife Patricia, recently made a $3 million commitment to enhance and expand entrepreneurial studies.

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