Shrutivandana Sharma’s current research interests are in healthcare and service operations with a focus on stochastic modeling/control, decentralized decision making, and incentive design issues. She is also a visiting academician at the Changi General Hospital, Singapore. Prior to joining SUTD, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. She received her B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering: Systems from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

She teaches undergraduate and graduate (Ph.D.) courses on operations management and supply chain management.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering: Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2009)
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering: Systems, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2007)
  • B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India (2004)

Selected Publications

  • Sharma, Y. Xu., M. Gupta and C. Courcoubetis, “Reducing nonurgent visits and emergency department congestion: Perception-improvement and pricing”, under review.
  • Ong, V. Koh, W. L. Chow, H. C. Oh, L. Tiah, Y. W. Quin, S. Sharma and Y. C. H. Jason, “Understanding patients’ health seeking behaviour for non-emergency conditions: A qualitative study”, under review.
  • Su, S. Sharma, S. O. Van Dyk, W. L. Chow, H. C. Oh and L. Tiah, “Nonurgent patients’ preferences for emergency department versus general practitioner and effects of incentives: A discrete choice experiment”, to appear in Medical Decision Making: Policy & Practice, DOI: 10.1177/23814683211027552.
  • Sharma, H. Abouee-Mehrizi and Giorgio Sartor,Inventory management under storage and order restrictions”, Production and Operations Management, vol. 29, No. 1, January 2020.
  • Abouee-Mehrizi, O. Berman and S. Sharma, “Optimal Joint Replenishment and Proactive Transshipment Policies in a Multi-Period Inventory System”, Operations Research, vol. 63, Issue 2, March 2015.