Sang Kim

Associate Professor of Operations Management

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Sang Kim is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Yale School of Management.  Professor Kim specializes in supply chain management and service operations, with a particular interest in management of business process failures.  He develops analytical models based on operations research and game theory to study practice-driven problems.  His recent research interests include managing low-probability/high-impact disruptions in supply chains, sustainable operations, and social responsibility in supply chain management.  Using the risk management framework, he has studied problems in application areas such as aftermarkets in the aerospace and defense industry, environmental regulation, and social enterprises in developing economies.  Kim’s research has been published in top management journals including Management Science, Operations Research, and Marketing Science.  Currently he serves as an associate editor at Management Science and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.  Professor Kim received his Ph.D. degree in Operations and Information Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, MS in Scientific Computing & Computational Mathematics from the Stanford University, and BA in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania.



  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
  • MS, Stanford University, 1998
  • BA, summa cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1996


  • Operations Engine MGT 422