Karthik Murali

Assistant Professor

Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science

Phone: 205-348-8908
Email: kmurali@culverhouse.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

  • Sustainable Operations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Product and Business Model Innovation
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Operations–Marketing Interface


NITK (B. Tech.), University of Pennsylvania (M.S.), and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Ph.D.)

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Dr. Murali is an active member of the Production and Operations Management Society’s (POMS) College of Sustainable Operations, as well as the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) cluster of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). He has organized sessions at POMS and INFORMS annual conferences and is a regular reviewer for INFORMS, DSI, and Elsevier Journals.

Dr. Murali’s research agenda centers around identifying the factors that are most effective in driving firms to become truly sustainable, and in prescribing mechanisms that can bring about organizational change in that direction. His work on groundwater management has been recognized and awarded by the POMS and MSOM societies.

Selected Publications

Murali, K., Lim, M. K., Petruzzi, N. C. (2017). The Effects of Ecolabels and Environmental Regulations on Green Product Development. Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.

Murali, K., Lim, M. K., Petruzzi, N. C. (2015). Municipal Groundwater Management: Optimal Allocation and Control of a Renewable Natural Resource. Production and Operations Management, 24(9).