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Suchithra Rajendran

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Assistant Professor of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering
E3437D Lafferre Hall

416 S 6th St
Columbia, MO 65201

Suchi Rajendran is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department and in the Marketing Department at the Robert J. Trulaske Sr. College of Business, University of Missouri. She has worked on projects with companies, such as Case New Holland and Schneider Electric. She is a recipient of the Richard Wallace Faculty Incentive Grant, Bob Bloss Faculty Enhancement Grant, and Winemiller Excellence Award in Data Analytics. She is a Penn State National Science Foundation Center for Health Organization Transformation (NSF CHOT) scholar, Service Enterprise Engineering fellow and also a recipient of the DAAD-WISE Fellowship of Germany. She is a lean six sigma black belt. Her research interests include healthcare delivery systems, supply chain optimization, marketing data analytics, multiple criteria decision making and quality assurance.


PhD, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, The Pennsylvania State University; MS, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Pennsylvania State University; BE, Industrial Engineering, Anna University


1907 Women in Engineering Faculty Award, November 2018; Honorable Mention, Winemiller Excellence Award, March 2018; Service Enterprise Engineering (SEE) Fellowship, January 2017 – June 2017; Nominated and Finalist, Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship, June 2016; Best paper award, International Symposium held in Honor of Prof. Ravindran, March 2015; Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems Scholarship, August 2012 – May 2013; German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD-WISE) Fellowship May – July 2010