Dr. Jolayemi is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Tennessee State University. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Operations Research from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, U.S.A. and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Statistics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has taught in many universities and colleges in Nigeria, South Africa, and here in the U.S. He is a winner of several academic awards. He has written and successfully implemented many funded research projects. Dr. Jolayemi’s current areas of active research include supply chain management, mathematical modeling and optimization, project scheduling, decision analysis, and total quality management. He has published more than 40 journal articles, most of them in prestigious international journals. Dr. Jolayemi is a member of several professional associations. He is the Editor-In-Chief of Annals of Management Science (
). He is also on the Editorial Board of a number of reputable journals.