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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.

He has published in such journals as: Naval Research Logistics, Decision Support Systems, the European Journal of Operational Research, and the International Journal of Production Economics.

Selected Publications:

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.

International Financial Networks with Intermediation and Electronic Transactions
Anna Nagurney and Jose Cruz, in Innovations in Financial and Economic Networks, A. Nagurney, editor, Edward Elgar Publishers (2003).

Dynamics of Global Supply Chain Supernetworks
Anna Nagurney, Jose Cruz, and Dmytro Matsypura, Mathematical and Computer Modelling 37: (2003) pp 963-983.

International Financial Networks with Intermediation: Modeling, Analysis, and Computations
Anna Nagurney and Jose Cruz, Computational Management Science 1: (2003) pp 31-58.

Dynamics of Supply Chains: A Multilevel (Logistical/Informational/Financial) Network Perspective
Anna Nagurney, Ke Ke, Jose Cruz, Kitty Hancock, and Frank Southworth, Environment and Planning B 29: (2002) pp 795-818.

Favorite Links:

UConn School of Business

Isenberg School of Management - UMass Amherst

Last Update: August 12, 2017