ISSIP Ambassadors to the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Ralph Badinelli is a professor in the Department of Business Information Technology, Pamplin College of Business of Virginia Tech. He received Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Management from the Krannert Graduate School of Business of Purdue University, an M.S. degree in Physics from Purdue University, and a B.S. degree in Mathematics and Physics from Hofstra University.
Dr. Badinelli has published refereed articles in Operations Research, Management Science, Decision Sciences, Naval Research Logistics, Computers and Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Service Science, International Journal of Production Research and other international journals. He has been an invited speaker at service science conferences in Cambridge, the Naples Forum on Service and INFORMS Annual Conferences.
Dr. Badinelli has been a member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS, formerly ORSA/TIMS) since 1982. He has served in many roles within this organization including that of Chairperson of the INFORMS Service Science Section (2010) and editor of the INFORMS journal, Service Science. He has served as the Secretary of the Service Research & Innovation Institute (SRII) since 2010 and a Board Member of the International Society for Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP) since 2012. He is also a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a certified member of the Association for Operations Management (APICS).Back to the Ambassadors’ Page