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Saurabh Ambulkar
Curriculum VitaeAssistant Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management

Saurabh Ambulkar

214 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD, Business Management and Technology, Iowa State University of Science and Technology
MS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin
BE, Industrial Engineering, Nagpur University, India

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Ambulkar's research and teaching interest is focused on issue of Supply Chain and Enterprise Risk Management. His research looks at how firms can mitigate supply chain risks, become resilient and ensure business continuity.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Ambulkar's has work experience as a graduate engineer for Mahindra and Mahindra automobiles and as a research analyst for Frost and Sullivan consulting firm.

Services to the Profession

Ad Hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Decision Sciences Journal, International Journal of Production Economics


Selected Publications

Ambulkar, S. Blackhurst J.V. and Grawe S., 2014. Firm Resilience to Supply Chain Disruptions: Scale Development and Empirical Examination. Journal of Operations Management Volumes 33–34, January 2015, Pages 111–122

Ambulkar, S., Blackhurst, J. and Cantor, D., Supply Chain Risk Mitigation Competency: An Individual Level Knowledge Based Perspective. Forthcoming in International Journal of Production Research.


Selected Presentations

Ambulkar, S., Blackhurst, J., Rungtusanatham, M., Montabon, F., 2014. Calibrated Risk Behavior and Supply Chain Disruption Management. 25th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society: Atlanta, GA. (Invited Presentation)

Ambulkar, S., Blackhurst, J., Rungtusanatham, M., Ramaswami, S., Grawe, S., 2014. Effectuation or Causation: Which Is Better for Recovering from Supply Chain Disruptions? 45th Annual Meeting of the Decision Science Institute: Tampa, FL.