School of Business

rss twitter LinkedIn Facebook YouTube Blogs

Sanjay Jain

Sanjay Jain

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Decision Sciences

Address: Funger Hall, Suite 412

Phone: (202) 994-5591


Web page:

Degrees: Ph.D. in Engineering Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1988

M.S., National Institute of Industrial Engineering, India, 1984

B.Eng., Indian Institute of Technology- Roorkee, India, 1982

Area of Expertise: Modeling and simulation, Project Management, Supply Chain Networks, Emergency Response

Publications: “Components for an Incident Management Simulation and Gaming Framework and Related Developments,” Sanjay Jain and C. R. McLean. SIMULATION, Vol 84, No. 1, 2008, pp. 3-25.

“A Comprehensive Framework for Supply Chain Simulation,” International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling, Vol.2, Nos. 3/4, 2006, pp. 164-174.

Editorial Positions: Associate Editor, International Journal of Simulation & Process Modeling

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Industrial Engineering

Professional Activities: Institute of Industrial Engineers Senior Member; APICS, The Association for Operations Management Member;

Winter Simulation Conference Track Coordinator (2002-2007)

Current Research: Development and application of decision science techniques to complex systems with current focus on supply chains and emergency response project management.

Grants: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 2009 - Modeling And Simulation For Homeland Security Applications; NIST, 2008 – Simulation based Supply Chain Interoperability Testing

Other: Jain brings over a decade of international and industry experience to his teaching and research. He moved to academia in 2001 as a research faculty member with Grado Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech, and joined GW School of Business in Fall 2005. His industrial R&D and consulting experience includes working with General Motors Corporation in Warren, MI, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology in Singapore, and Accenture in Reston, VA. He has worked on projects in automotive, semiconductor, printing and logistics industries. He has maintained an active research agenda since moving to academia. He has been awarded successive sponsored research projects by the National Institute of Standards and Technology since 2002 and has co-organized successful workshops in the area of emergency response at NIST. He was awarded a Certificate in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS in 2001 and earned its renewal in 2006.