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Pradeep Pendem is an assistant professor in the Department of Operations and Business Analytics at the Lundquist College of Business. His expertise is on large scale data-driven operational analytics in manufacturing and service systems. He incorporates methodologies from Statistics, Econometrics, Stochastic Modeling and Optimization for his research.

Pendem received his PhD in Operations Management from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He currently holds professional memberships in the Decision Sciences Institute, Production and Operations Management Society, and Institute for Operations Research and Management Science. Prior to his academic career, he worked as a forecasting analyst for Fidelity Investments.