Our Students

Each year, the UCLA Anderson School of Management educates more than 60 Ph.D. students, preparing them for research and teaching careers at leading educational institutions and for careers requiring sophisticated research and analytical capabilities. Creative and highly motivated, UCLA Anderson doctoral students have outstanding academic backgrounds and aspire to excellence in research. They come from around the globe and possess a broad range of interests and experiences. The DOTM Ph.D. students can be found in Leon & Toby Gold Hall, Suite B-501.

Current DOTM Doctoral Students
Christian Blanco Christian Blanco
christian.blanco.2016@anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 2012
Place Of Origin: Makati, Philippines
Previous Degree: B.A., Applied Mathematics, 2011; University of California, Berkeley
Boyoun Choi
Boyoun Choi
boyoun.choi.2014 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 2010
Place Of Origin: Seoul, South Korea
Previous Degree:
B.S., Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, 2007; Brown University
Aparupa Das Gupta
Aparupa Das Gupta
aparupa.das.gupta.2013 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 2009
Place Of Origin: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Previous Degree:
M.S., Industrial Engineering, 2008; Purdue University
Hossein Jahandideh
hossein.jahandideh.2017 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 
2013 
Place Of Origin:
Previous Degree:
Priya Mittal
Priya Mittal
priya.mittal.2015 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 2011
Place Of Origin: Chandigarh, India
Previous Degree:
M.S., Mathematics, 2008; Indian Institute of Technology
Sandeep Rath
Sandeep Rath
sandeep.rath.2015 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 2011
Place Of Origin: Bhubaneswar, India
Previous Degree:
M.E, Instrumentation Engineering, 2006; Indian Institute of Technology
Paul Rebeiz
Paul Rebeiz
paul.rebeiz.2015 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 2011
Place Of Origin: Beirut, Lebanon
Previous Degree:
M.S., Operations Research, 2009; University of Texas, Austin
Thomas Vangelis
thomas.vangelis.2017 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 
2013 
Place Of Origin:
Previous Degree:
Vishal Vishe
visha.vishe.2017 at anderson.ucla.edu


Place Of Origin:
Previous Degree:

Wei Zhang
Wei Zhang
wei.zhang.2014 at anderson.ucla.edu

Entered Program: 2010
Place Of Origin: Beijing, China
Previous Degree:
M.S., 2010; Tsing Hua University

DOTM Graduates
Jaehyung (Jay)
AN

Graduated: 2013

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Current Placement:
Samsung

George
GEORGIADIS

Graduated: 2013

Dissertation:

Current Academic Placement:
CalTech

Morvarid
RAHMANI

Graduated: 2013

Dissertation:



Current Academic Placement:
Georgia Tech

Foad
IRAVANI

Graduated: 2012

Dissertation:



Current Academic Placement:
University of Washington - Foster School

Dimitris
ANDRITSOS

Graduated: 2011

Dissertation:
Interdisciplinary Studies in Operations Management: Applications in Healthcare and Marketing

Current Academic Placement:
HEC Paris

Onesun Steve
YOO

Graduated: 2010

Dissertation:
Time Allocation Strategies for Entrepreneurial Operations Management

Current Academic Placement:
University College London

Suresh
MUTHULINGAM

Graduated: 2009

Dissertation:
Environmental Issues in Operations Management

Current Academic Placement:
Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management

Soo-Haeng
CHO

Graduated: 2008

Dissertation:
Asymmetric Optimal Policies in Multi-Dimensional Operational Decisions

Current Academic Placement:
Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business

Sarang
DEO

Graduated: 2007

Dissertation:
Three Essays In Health Care Operations Management

First Academic Placement:
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

Current Academic Placement:
Indian School of Business

Rui
YIN

Graduated: 2007

Dissertation:
Pricing And Production For Supply Chain Management

Current Academic Placement:
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business

Murat
BAYIZ

Graduated: 2005

Dissertation:
Coordination And Incentive Contracts In Stochastic Project Management

First Academic Placement:
Visiting Professor, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

Current Placement:
PRTM Management Consultants

Barbara
SOMLO

Graduated: 2005

Dissertation:
Distribution Planning For The Motion Picture Industry: Models, Applications And Analysis

Current Placement:
Amgen Corporation

Deming
ZHOU

Graduated: 2005

Dissertation:
Three Essays On Supply Chain Competition With Different Network Structures

Current Academic Placement:
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Aydin
ALPTEKINOGLU

Graduated: 2004

Dissertation:
Essays on Operations-Marketing Strategy

Current Academic Placement:
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration

Ram
BALA

Graduated: 2004

Dissertation:
Pricing And Contracting Strategies For Software Products And Services

Current Academic Placement:
Indian School of Business

Thanos
PAPADIMITRIOU

Graduated: 2004

Dissertation:
Efficient Data Inventory Management

Current Academic Placement:
SDA Bocconi

Thomas
ROEMER

Graduated: 1999

Dissertation:
Managing Product Development Processes

First Academic Placement:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current Academic Placement:
UC San Diego - Rady School of Management

Laura Melody
WILLIAMS

Graduated: 1998

Dissertation:
Decision Support For Large-Scale Construction Projects In The Public Sector

Current Academic Placement:
Naval Postgraduate School