Suman Mallik

Associate Professor
B. Allen and Dorothy V. Lay Mid-Career Professorship
Primary office:


Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Joined the University of Kansas in 2008

Recent Projects

  • Managing ad inventory in broadcast television
  • Design of extended warranties of products
  • System component bundling in product design


  • Ph. D. in Operations Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1998)
  • M. A. in Mgmt. Sc. & Applied Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1998)
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Colorado at Boulder (1994)
  • B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (1990)


Selected Publications

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today