Erica Plambeck

Professor, Operations, Information & Technology

The Charles A. Holloway Professor of Operations, Information & Technology

Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment
Dhirubhai Ambani Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship for 2021–22

Research Statement

Erica Plambeck is an expert in manufacturing operations and supply chain management, and her current research focuses on environmental sustainability.

Bio

Erica Plambeck is the Charles A. Holloway Professor of Operations, Information & Technology in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute for the Environment. She teaches the MBA core course in Operations Management and an elective, Environmental Entrepreneurship, that draws together MBAs and graduate students from across the Stanford campus. Erica received the Presidential Early Career Award for research in supply chain management, and was recognized as a Faculty Pioneer in social and environmental stewardship by WRI and the Aspen Institute. Erica grew up in the Midwest, received a BS in Mathematics and Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, developed decision-models for EU climate change policy as a Marshall Scholar at Cambridge University, and received her PhD in Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research, Stanford University, 2000
  • Diploma, Economics, London School of Economics, 1996
  • M.Phil, Management Studies, University of Cambridge, 1995
  • BS, Industrial Engineering and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, 1994

Academic Appointments

  • The Charles A. Holloway Professor of Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford GSB, 2015-2016
  • Walter Kenneth Kilpatrick Professor of Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford GSB, 2010-2015
  • Professor of Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford GSB, 2005-2010
  • Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford GSB, 2004-2009
  • Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford GSB, 2000-2004
  • Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for Environment, Stanford University, 2005-2015

Publications

Journal Article

Working Papers

Teaching

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Other Teaching

Programs and Non-Degree Courses

Stanford Case Studies

Stanford GSB Affiliations

Service to the Profession

Associate Editor

  • Area Editor, Operations Research 2019 – present
  • Associate Editor, Operations Research 2004 – 2019
  • Associate Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2006 – present
  • Associate Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2006 – present

Reviewer

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Journal of Economics and Management Strategy
  • Journal of Economics and Management Strategy
  • Marketing Science
  • Decision Science
  • Operations Research
  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Other Services

  • Review & Editor Selection Committee, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 2005
  • Founding Co-Chair and Conference Organizer, Sustainability Interest Group 2010-2012
  • INFORMS Finance Committee, 2007 - 2009
  • Judge, MSOM Student Paper Competition, 2002, 2003, 2005
  • Organizer of INFORMS Conference Sessions, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2012, 2013, Invited Supply Chain Track 2007, 2012

In the Media

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