University of Southern California

Ramandeep Randhawa
Associate Professor of Data Sciences and Operations

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-1042
Education: 
PhD, MS, Stanford University; BTech, IIT Delhi

Overview

Ramandeep S. Randhawa is an operations research scholar whose research interests include designing service systems, revenue management, stochastic modeling, and mechanism and incentive design. His work has been published in journals that include Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, and Operations Research. Prior to joining the Marshall School, he was a faculty member at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.

Research

Haviv, M., and Randhawa, R. S. (2013) "Pricing in Queues without Demand Information," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.
Bassamboo, A., and Randhawa, R. S. (2013) "Using Estimated Patience Levels to Optimally Schedule Customers,".
Randhawa, R. S., Allon, G., and Bassamboo, A. (2013) "Price as a Signal of Product Availability: Is it Cheap?,".
Bassamboo, A., Chu, L. Y., and Randhawa, R. S. (2013) "Designing Flexible Systems Using a New Notion of Supermodularity," Operations Research Letters, 41 (1), 107-111.
Bassamboo, A., Randhawa, R. S., and Van Mieghem, J. (2012) "A Little Flexibility is All You Need: On the Value of Flexible Resources in Queueing Systems," Operations Research, 60 (6), 1423-1435.
Gilbert, S., Randhawa, R. S., and Sun, H. (2012) "Optimal Per-Use Rentals and Sales of Durable Products and Their Distinct Roles in Price Discrimination," Production and Operations Management.
Corona, C., and Randhawa, R. S. (2011) "The Value of Confession: Admitting Mistakes to Build Reputation,".
Bassamboo, A., Randhawa, R. S., and Zeevi, A. (2010) "Capacity Sizing under Parameter Uncertainty: Safety Staffing Principles Revisited," Management Science, 56 (10).
Bassamboo, A., and Randhawa, R. S. (2010) "On the Accuracy of Fluid Models for Capacity Sizing in Queueing Systems with Impatient Customers," Operations Research.
Bassamboo, A., Randhawa, R. S., and Van Mieghem, J. (2010) "Optimal Flexibility Configurations in Newsvendor Networks: Going beyond Chaining and Pairing," Management Science.
Kumar, S., and Randhawa, R. S. (2010) "Exploiting Market Size in Service Systems," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management.
Corona, C., and Randhawa, R. S. (2010) "The Auditor's Slippery Slope: An Analysis of Reputational Incentives," Management Science.
Bassamboo, A., Kumar, S., and Randhawa, R. S. (2009) "Dynamics of New Product Introduction in Closed Rental Systems," Operations Research, 57 (6), 1347-1359.
Randhawa, R. S., and Kumar, S. (2009) "Multiserver Loss Systems with Subscribers," Mathematics of Operations Research, 34 (1), 142-179.
Randhawa, R. S., and Kumar, S. (2008) "Usage Restriction and Subscription Services: Operational Benefits with Rational Users," Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 10 (3), 429-447.
Randhawa, R. S., and Juneja, S. (2004) "Combining Importance Sampling and Temporal Difference Control Variates to Simulate Markov Chains," ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, 14 (1), 1-30.