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Morris A. Cohen

Panasonic Professor of Manufacturing & Logistics

Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions

Co-Director, Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management

Research Interests: benchmarking of manufacturing/logistics systems, manufacturing/marketing interfaces., performance based incentives and contracting, service supply chain strategy & solutions, servicization and product-service systems, service quality measurement, global operations strategy, supply chain coordination

Links: CV, Personal Website

Morris A. Cohen is the Panasonic Professor of Manufacturing and Logistics in the Operations, Information and Decisions Department, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania  He is also Co-Director of Wharton’s Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management.   Until recently he was founder and chair of the board of MCA Solutions, a software company specializing in after-sales logistics planning systems, which recently merged with PTC, a leading provider of product design and service life cycle management decision support systems. 

Dr. Cohen’s research includes analysis of current drivers of global supply chain sourcing strategy and product-service system modeling with a focus on performance based incentives for servicization as well as advanced optimization tools for supply chain resource planning.  His recent application and consulting work includes development of strategic and tactical planning systems for service supply chains in industries such as Aerospace & Defense, Consumer Electronics, Health Care Technology, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Semiconductor Equipment, Computers, and Telecommunications.  Professor Cohen holds a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Sciences from the University of Toronto, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Operations Research from Northwestern University.