» Dr. Charu Sinha
Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Clinical Faculty

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Dr. Charu Sinha
Office Location:
Beckman Hall 303A
(714) 628-2837
St. Xavier's College, Bachelor of Science
Syracuse University, Master of Science
Stony Brook University, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management Science.  Ph.D., Stony Brook University (SUNY).  Prior to joining Chapman University, Dr. Sinha worked for 10 years at AT&T, where she undertook various functions including new service development, business planning, operations planning, and deployment of various business communication services in voice, data, and voice-over-internet protocol.  Her research interests include an array of topics, including the stochastic modeling and optimization of manufacturing and service systems, and resource planning systems.  Additionally, her private sector experience with leading technical teams has led to her interest in organizational dynamics and other practitioner-oriented topics including innovation and sustainability issues.  Her primary teaching interests are in the areas of statistical and operations research techniques applied to business settings in general and operations management in particular.  Dr. Sinha was previously a faculty member at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where she taught in the MBA program.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Millhiser W.P., Sinha, C., Sobel, M.J. 2016. "Optimality of the fastest available server policy". Queuing Systems, Vol 84 Issue 3-4, Pages 237-263
"Are all CSR Activities Equal? The relative role of supplier CSR"- WDSI 2014 Proceedings
Sinha, Charu, Matthew J. Sobel, and Volodymyr Babich, “Computationally Simple and Unified Approach to Finite and Infinite Horizon Clark-Scarf Inventory Model”: Published in IIE Transactions, 2011, Vol. 43, page 207-219.