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Faculty - Management Sciences

David A. Schilling


Professor of Management Sciences
Director, General Business Programs


Personal Page:
phone: (614) 292-3157
fax: (614) 292-1272
address: 624 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


PhD, Johns Hopkins University
BS, Miami University

Areas of Expertise

  • facility location decisions
  • distribution systems
  • optimization and simulation modeling
  • supply chain management analysis and design


Professor Schilling's research and consulting is in the design and implementation of computer-based tools to support management decision making and has spanned both the public and private sectors.

His articles have appeared in Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, Decision Science, Business Logistics, Management Information Systems Quarterly and European Journal of Operations Research. A 2008 article in the Journal of Operations Management ranked him 33rd among over 1,300 American business school OM professors based upon impact of research publications. He is founding chair of the College on Location Analysis of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, and has also served as chair of the College on Information Systems of the same institute. 

Within Fisher College, he served as chair of the Department of Management Science for eight years and is formerly academic director of the MBA program. He currently directs Fisher's general business programs, including distance delivery of courses to Ohio State's regional campuses which lead to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.