• Dr. Manoj Vanajakumari received his Ph.D in Management Science from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2007. He joined UNCW in 2018 as an Associate Professor at the Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics, and Information Systems. Before joining UNCW, he was a tenured faculty at Texas A&M University. Dr. Vanajakumari teaches courses in Business Analytics. He encourages the students to think beyond the boundaries of the courses and take a holistic approach to understanding and solving real-world problems. His research interest primarily focuses on socially responsible supply chains, cybersecurity, and scheduling. He is a member of INFORMS, POMS, and DSI.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022-07-01 Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Initial Impact on the Defense Industrial BaseJournal of Information Systems Applied Research (JISAR).  15:17-29. 2022-07-01
    2021-06-01 Towards a Leader-Driven Supply Chain Cybersecurity FrameworkJournal of Information Systems Applied Research (JISAR).  14:42-52. 2021-06-01
    2021-04-01 Building a Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program: Early-Stage Success and Some Lessons LearnedInformation Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ).  19:35-44. 2021-04-01
    2019-01-01 Effect of Norepinephrine on Gut Bacterial Community Structure and FunctionThe FASEB Journal.  33:724. 2019-01-01
    2018-01-01 Creating a High Impact Learning Environment for Engineering Technology Students.Advances in Engineering Education.  6:n3. 2018-01-01
    2016-01-01 An integrated logistic model for predictable disastersProduction and Operations Management.  25:791. 2016-01-01
    2015-01-01 An Effective Teaching Methodology for Continuing Education Programs.Journal of Engineering Technology.  32. 2015-01-01
    2009-01-01 Sequencing deliveries to minimize inventory holding cost with dominant upstream supply chain partnerJournal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering.  18:159. 2009-01-01
    Supply chain planning: A case for Hybrid Cross-DocksOmega.  108.


    Year Title Altmetric
    2022-03-01 Brazos Valley Food Bank: Is Equitable Distribution Truly PossibleIvey Publishing. 2022-03-01
    2015-01-01 Brazos Valley Food Bank: Feeding hope Fostering relationshipsIvey Case Publishing. 2015-01-01

    Research Overview

  • Social Media Analytics, Humanitarian Logistics, Production Planning and Control, Network Optimization
  • Teaching Overview

  • Prescriptive Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics
  • Full Name

  • Manoj Vanajakumari