Our Faculty

Pritha Dutta

Assistant Professor

Lubin School of Business

Management and Management Science

  • @ New York City
    One Pace Plaza W492
Office Hours
New York City

Spring 2020
Tue 2:30pm-5:00pm
Thu 2:30pm-5:00pm


PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst
Management Science

Academic and Professional Engagement Activities

Dr. Pritha Dutta is an Assistant Professor of Management Science in the Department of Management and Management Science in the Lubin School of Business at Pace University. She joined the Lubin faculty in Fall 2019 after receiving her PhD in Management Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2019.

Dr. Dutta's research interests include operational and strategic issues faced by supply chains in the healthcare industry and other areas with public policy implications, and of societal value such as sustainable supply chain management, and humanitarian logistics. Her research, focusing on modeling and analyzing blood supply chains in the United States in the face of several challenges including, but not limited to competition among non-profit blood banks, has been published in international journals such as Annals of Operations Research, Omega: The International Journal of Management Science and Operations Research for Health Care. She has also worked on the airlines industry, using data analytics to study the impact of implementation of baggage fees on on-time performance of airline companies, that was published in Transportation Research E in 2017.

Dr. Dutta has been an active member of INFORMS and has been presenting her work at the INFORMS Annual Meetings since 2015. Dr. Dutta has also had the opportunity to present her research at the Decision Sciences Annual Meeting in 2016 and at the Canadian Operational Research Society Annual Conference in 2018. She has been a reviewer for Optimization Letters and Journal of the Operational Research Society. She has also served as a conference reviewer for the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meetings in 2015 and 2016.

Teaching has always been a passion of Dr. Dutta's. Her teaching interests include business statistics, data analytics, optimization, operations and supply chain management. She enjoys mentoring students for in-class projects as well as for independent research.

Selected Contributions & Publications

Dutta, P., Nagurney, A. (2019). Multitiered blood supply chain network competition: Linking blood service organizations, hospitals, and payers. Operations Research for Health Care. 23100230. Read More >>

Nagurney, A., Dutta, P. (2019). Competition for Blood Donations. Omega. 85 Read More >>

Nagurney, A., Dutta, P. (2019). Supply Chain Network Competition Among Blood Service Organizations: A Generalized Nash Equilibrium Framework. Annals of Operations Research. 275(2), 551-586. Read More >>

Yazdi, A.A., Dutta, P., Steven, A.B. (2017). Airline baggage fees and flight delays: A floor wax and dessert topping?. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. 10483-96. Read More >>