Dr. Mohan Rao

Mohan Roa

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

Office: OCNR 315

Phone: (361) 825-2458
Email: mohan.rao@tamucc.edu


Ph.D.   Business Administration (Major: Management Science), The University of Alabama, 1988.
M.S.    Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1983.
M.S.    Chemical Plant Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, 1976. 
B.S.     Chemical Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, 1974.
CFPIM Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management, American Production and Inventory Control Society, 1993.

Joined the faculty in 2012

  • Research Interests: Performance measurement, management and improvement, Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems, and Business Analytics.
  • Teaching Interests: Operations Management and MIS courses such as Business Intelligence & Analytics.


Dr. Mohan Rao is an Associate Professor of Decision Sciences at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Prior to joining TAMUCC, he was at the University of Louisiana - Lafayette, University of Texas - Pan American (now UT-RGV) and others. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. He is a Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management.  He teaches both Operations Management and MIS courses. He has been an active member of Southwest Decision Sciences Institute (SWDSI) since 1995 and is currently serving as its Past President. He has over 60 refereed journal publications and proceedings.

Selected Publications

  • Rao, M., Chhabria, Gunasekaran & Mandal (2018). Improving Competitiveness through Performance Evaluation using the APC Model: A Case in Micro-Irrigation. International Journal of Production Economics, 195(1), 1-11.
  • Rao, M. P. & Mandal, P. (2011). Linking the Impact of IT Investments to Productivity and Profitability. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, 7(2), 34-49.
  • Rao, M. P. (2007). From a Black Hole to a Hole-in-One. Management Accounting Quarterly, winter 2007, 8(2), 32-46.
  • Rao, M. P. (1993). Optimal Base-Period Data for Productivity Measurement. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 13(8), 37-44.
  • Miller, D. M. & Rao, P.M. (1989). Analysis of Profit‑linked Total‑Factor Productivity Measurement Models at the Firm Level. Management Science, 35(6), 757‑767.


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