Ph.D. in Decision, Risk and Operations, Columbia University

Professor | Academic Dean of the School of Business 

Tel.: (+54-11) 5169-7320 


Dr. Gustavo Vulcano is Professor of Operations Management and Academic Dean in the School of Business at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT), and Independent Researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was the Program Chair of the Master in Management (MiM) + Analytics at Di Tella (2017-2022).

Prof. Vulcano obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Buenos Aires in 1997, and his Ph.D in Decision, Risk and Operations from the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, New York, in 2003.

Before joining UTDT, Gustavo was full time faculty at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, for the period 2002-2017, where he obtained his tenure as Associate Professor in 2012. He is currently adjunct professor at NYU, teaching courses for the MBA and the Master of Science in Business Analytics. He has also been visiting professor at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, during 2019 and 2020, and at the Columbia Business School in 2022.

His research areas include revenue and pricing analytics, retail operations, and supply chain management. He was published in the premier international journals in the field, including 
Operations Research, Management Science, and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Currently, he serves as co-editor of the Revenue Management & Market Analytics area in Operations Research. He also served as chair of the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section for the period 2016-17.

In addition, Prof. Vulcano has been involved in international consultancy projects related to service operations, including Delta Airlines and Sabre Holdings in USA; Movie in Uruguay; and locally for Fundación Perez Companc, Standard Bank (currently, ICBC), Flechabus holding group, and Aerolíneas Argentinas.