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Jose Cruz  Dr. Jose M. Cruz


Dr. Jose M. Cruz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Operations and Information Management at the School of Business at the University of Connecticut,  Storrs, CT. He is also the Director of the Master's program in Business Analytics and Project Management.

He received his PhD  in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Science and a minor in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2004.  

He received a BS in Computer Systems Engineering and Mathematics, an MS in Applied Mathematics, and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is from Cape Verde. 

His research interests include: corporate social responsibility, international financial networks with intermediation and electronic transactions, global supply chain networks, and risk management.

He received the University of Connecticut, School of Business, Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2010 and the Graduate Teaching Award in 2013. He was recognized by the School of Business for his research with the Ackerman Award for 2012-2014 and for 2014-2016. In 2015, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the UConn School of Business.

Selected Publications:

A multiperiod competitive supply chain framework with environmental policies and investments in sustainable operations
Min Yu, Jose M.Cruz, Dong Li, Amir H. Masoumi, European Journal of Operational Research 300(1): (2022), pp 112-123.

A Competitive Multiperiod Supply Chain Network Model with Freight Carriers and Green Technology Investment Option
Sara Saberi, Jose M. Cruz, Joseph Sarkis, and Anna Nagurney, European Journal of Operational Research 266(3): (2018), pp 934-949.

Shortening Cycle Times in Multiproduct Capacitated Production Environments Through Quality Level Improvements and Setup Reduction
M. Diaby, J. Cruz, A.L. Nsakanda, European Journal of Operational Research 228 (3): (2013) pp 526-535.

Dynamics of Supply Chain Networks with Corporate Social Responsibility through Integrated Environmental Decision-making
Jose M. Cruz, European Journal of Operational Research 184: (2008) pp 1005-1031.

Financial Engineering of the Integration of Global Supply Chain Networks and Social Networks with Risk Management
Jose M. Cruz, Anna Nagurney, and Tina Wakolbinger, Naval Research Logistics 53: (2006) pp 674-696.

Supply Chain Networks, Electronic Commerce, and Supply Side and Demand Side Risk
Anna Nagurney, Jose Cruz, June Dong, and Ding Zhang, European Journal of Operational Research 26: (2005) pp 120-142.


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UConn School of Business

Isenberg School of Management - UMass Amherst

Last Update: August 30, 2023