Melnyk, Steven

Professor of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University

STEVEN A. MELNYK (Ph.D., Western –1981) is Professor of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. He has co-authored 23 books, over 100 refereed journal articles and over 200 practitioner articles. His research focus includes supply chain risk and resilience, strategic supply chain management, supply chain cyber security, and certified management standards. Dr. Melnyk sits on the editorial review board for numerous journals, including the International Journal of Production Research, and the International Journal of Operations and Production Management. From 2014 to 2016, Dr. Melnyk was a member of the APICS Board of Directors. From 2017 to 2019, Dr. Melnyk had a joint appointment from the University of Newcastle (Australia) where he was the Newcastle Global Innovation Chair in Supply Chain Management. In 2017, the Academy of Management -  the Operations and Supply Chain Division -- recognized Dr. Melnyk as a Distinguished Scholar in the field.  Dr. Melnyk is recognized for this ability to bridge the gap between theory and practice. In 2018, Dr. Melnyk received the Withrow Teacher-Scholar Award from the Eli Broad School of Business, Michigan State University, in recognition of his work as both a researcher and a teacher.  His recent work has included a study for a branch of the armed services addressing the question of how good a customer was the branch was and a study for the National Defense Industry Association regarding supply chain cybersecurity.Dr. Toni Männistö, Head of Research, Cross-Border Research Association (CBRA)