Professor B. Rai

Bharatendra Rai

Associate Professor / Chairperson

Decision & Information Sciences



Charlton College of Business 326


1991 Meerut University, India BA, Statistics
1993 Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta India MA, Quality, Reliability, & OR
2004 Wayne State University PhD, Industrial Engineering


  • Business Organization
  • Process Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Operations Management

Research interests

  • Business analytics & data mining
  • Big data research
  • Reliability prediction
  • Six-sigma
  • Quality & reliability engineering

Select publications

Rai, Bharatendra; Nepal, Bimal; Gunasekaran, Angappa; Li, Julia (2013).
Optimization of process audit plan for minimizing vehicle launch risk using MILP.
International Journal of Procurement Management, 6, 379-393.

Gunasekaran, Angappa; Rai, Bharatendra; Griffin, Michael (2011).
Competitiveness of Small and Medium size Enterprises: An Empirical Research.
International Journal of Production Research, 19, 5489-5509.

Nepal, Bimal; Rai, Bharatendra (2010).
Reducing Paint Waste in a Color Sample Manufacturing Industry.
International Journal of Business Excellence, 3(2), 186-205.

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