Manish Verma

Dr. Manish Verma

Associate Professor
  • Management Science
  • Operations Management
Area Chair of Operations Management
Available to Supervise
  • Faculty
Designations:
Area Chair of Operations Management
  • Tags:
  • phd

Contact Information

Email: mverma@mcmaster.ca
Office: DSB 411
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 27438
Website: Visit

Manish Verma is an Associate Professor of Operations Management in the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. He has an MBA and a PhD in Business Administration with Operations Management/ Management Science specialization, both from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. His research interests are in multimodal transportation of dangerous goods, risk assessment, network design and planning issues in transportation, humanitarian logistics, green supply chain management, and disruption/ resilience in transportation systems. His current research engagements focus on safety and security issues in freight transportation and on humanitarian logistics, and are funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants. His works have been published in leading international journals in transportation, and in operations research. He has been approached by media to comment on railroad accidents of dangerous goods.

  • PhD in Business Administration (Operations Management / Management Science)
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    2005
    Dissertation:
    Analytical Approaches to Railroad and Rail-Truck Intermodal Transportation of Hazardous Materials.
  • MBA (Finance / Operations Management)
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    1998

Professor Verma’s research work has appeared in refereed journals such as:

  • Omega – The International Journal of Management Science
  • Transportation Science
  • Risk Analysis – An International Journal
  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • Transportation Research Parts C, D and E
  • Computers and Operations Research

His research is supported by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants.