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Darla Moore School of Business


Giuliano Almeida Marodin

Title: Continental Professor of Operations and Supply Chain
Department: Management Science
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-7448
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room 405L
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Giuliano Almeida Marodin


Giuliano Marodin is a clinical assistant professor at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining the Moore School, he was a visiting professor at Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University as a Fellow of the Center of Operational Excellence. He received his Ph.D. and master’s degree in industrial engineering and a B.B.A. degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He also worked at the same university as an adjunct professor for the business school (2007-2009) and for the Industrial Engineering Department (2013-2014), teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on lean and operations management. He was a lecturer for several master degree’s programs in Brazil.

Marodin also has more than 14 years of industry experience. He has worked with large, medium and small firms both in Brazil, through the Lean Institute Brazil (a member of the Lean Global Network) and his own consulting firm, and in the United States through the Center for Operational Excellence at the Fisher College of Business. These projects typically involved leading workshops and guiding firm employees on their efforts to improve internal processes and better integrating with customers and suppliers.

Research Interests

His research interests are in Lean and Operational Excellence in Supply Chain Management. His research has been published in operational management journals, such as International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management and International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, as well as in proceedings of POMS and INFORMS annual meetings. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) recognized him with the 2013 Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award.


Ph.D., Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), 2013
M.S., Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), 2008
B.A., Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), 2005

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