Gbemileke Ogunranti

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On The Job Market

Ph.D. Advisor: Avijit Banerjee, Ph.D.
Dissertation Title: Models Addressing Sustainability and Risk Issues in Global Supply Chains

EDUCATION

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
PhD Decision Sciences, Expected June, 2019

Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
MBA Supply Chain Management and Management Information Systems, 2014

University of Ibadan, Nigeria
M. S. Industrial Engineering, 2010

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria
B. Tech. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, 2006

PUBLICATIONS

Journal

Ogunranti, G. A., and Oluleye, A. E., (2016). Minimizing Waste (off-cuts) Using Cutting Stock Model: The Case of One Dimensional Cutting Stock Problem in Wood Working Industry, Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, Vol. 9, No.3, pp 834 -859

Proceedings

Ogunranti, G. A. (2018).Development of a Composite Sustainability Risk Index for Outsourcing Country in Apparel Industry, Proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), pg 522-532
Ogunranti, G. A., and Benson, H. Y., (2016). An Integrated Multi-Echelon Supply Chain Production-Distribution Planning Model with Carbon Emissions Considerations, Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI)

Manuscript Under Review

Ogunranti, G. A., Ceryan, O., and Banerjee, A. (Under 2nd Review). Buyer-Supplier Currency Exchange Rate Flexibility Contracts in Global Supply Chains. European Journal of Operational Research

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Four-Years Dragon Fellowship Award, Lebow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2013–2014 MBA Signature Award Recipient, Avon Williams College of Business, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
  • Winner, ISM 11th Black Executive Supply Management Summit Student Case Competition, ISM Supply Chain Diversity Summit February 26 – 28, 2014
  • 2014 Outstanding MBA Candidate Award, Avon Williams College of Business, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
  • MBA Supply Chain Management Scholarship, Avon Williams College of Business, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
  • The International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma
  • First Place Winner, Frank L. Miller, Jr. Leadership Case Challenge, Avon Williams College of Business, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
  • Golden Key 2013 Asia-Pacific Conference Travel Grant Award (held in Australia)
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • State Scholar, Oyo State ( Nigeria ) Post Graduate Scholarship Award
  • Federal Scholar, Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award

Enter the Research Conversation

How do global companies decide which country to use for outsourcing their production? How can we adequately manage risks associated with offshore outsourcing, especially with currency exchange?