Dr. Jurriaan de Jong is an assistant professor in the Management Sciences department. From 2013-2019, he worked at the Jacobs School of Management at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he taught in the MBA, undergraduate, and executive education programs. Dr. De Jong currently teaches the Core Operations Management course in the Full time MBA, Working Professional MBA, and Undergraduate programs. In addition, he teaches graduate elective courses, Operations Strategy, and Healthcare Operations Management. He is also one of the faculty members for Fisher's non-degree Executive Education program, and for the Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE) program. Dr. De Jong earned a PhD in Operations Management from Ohio State and an MS and BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.
Dr. De Jong’s research interests focus on buyer-supplier relationships, in the healthcare supply chain and other environments. His articles have appeared in the Production & Operations Management, Healthcare Management Science, Journal of Management & Governance, and Computers & Industrial Engineering, among others.
Dr. De Jong has extensive work experience, in a variety of managerial, consulting and industrial engineering roles, at Starbucks Coffee, and Abercrombie & Fitch, among others. His research and education have included engagements with the Wexner Medical Center, Tata Management Training Center (India), Textron, New Era Cap, Kaleida Health, Buffalo General Medical Center, Catholic Health, and Harmac Medical products.