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Pritha Dutta Pritha Dutta



Pritha Dutta is a PhD student in the Management Science track at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

She received a Bachelor in Science degree with a major in Statistics from Asutosh College, University of Calcutta, in 2011 and a Master of Science degree in Operational Research from the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, in 2013.

Her research interests include sustainability and quality issues in supply chains, applications of OR in healthcare and public policy, and supply chain network economics.

Pritha was awarded the Best Presentation by a PhD student award for the paper, Competition for Blood Donations: A Nash Equilibrium Network Framework, with Anna Nagurney, at the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, March 2017.

Pritha has taught OIM 240: Business Data Analysis.

Pritha has been an active member of the UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter and was its President during the 2016-2017 Academic Year.

In her leisure time Pritha likes to read fiction novels and to paint.


Supply Chain Network Competition Among Blood Service Organizations: A Generalized Nash Equilibrium Framework
Anna Nagurney and Pritha Dutta, to appear in the Annals of Operations Research.

Competition for Blood Donations
Anna Nagurney and Pritha Dutta, in press in Omega.

Airline Baggage Fees and Flight Delays: A Floor Wax and Dessert Topping?
Amirhossein A. Yazdi, Pritha Dutta, and Adams B. Steven, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 104 (2017) pp. 83-96.

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Last Update: August 22, 2018