- Business and Management
Karthik Natarajan, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of supply chain and operations at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
Natarajan's research interests are in humanitarian and nonprofit operations with a specific focus on global public health. He has studied how different donor funding schedules and uncertainty in donor funding affect the operational performance of humanitarian health supply chains.
Natarajan's previous work experience includes Honeywell Technology Solutions and Brakes India Limited, and he is currently consulting for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). He is an ad hoc reviewer for the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) journal.