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Tinglong Dai, PhD has been appointed the inaugural Bernard T. Ferrari Professor at Carey Business School. This endowed professorship was created to honor Dean Emeritus Ferrari’s leadership of and contributions to Carey Business School and is supported by donations from our alumni and board members.

Tinglong’s research focuses on the health care ecosystem through the lens of analytics, eliciting novel insights into behavioral, incentive, and policy issues. He has also been working on human-AI interaction, global supply chains, and marketing-operations interfaces. He joined Carey Business School in 2013 as an assistant professor after earning his PhD in operations management/robotics from Carnegie Mellon University. He became an associate professor in Operations Management and Business Analytics in 2018 and earned tenure in 2021. He also has a joint faculty appointment at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Tinglong is a member of the Leadership Team of the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative (HBHI), where he co-chairs the Johns Hopkins Workgroup on AI and Healthcare.

His research work has appeared in leading journals such as Management Science, M&SOM, Marketing Science, and Operations Research, and his insights frequently appear in hundreds of media outlets, including Associated Press, Bloomberg, CNN, Fortune, New York Times, NPR, PBS NewsHour, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Recently, he was elected vice president of Marketing, Communications, and Outreach for INFORMS, the largest professional society for analytics professionals.

Tinglong received a 2022 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award to support his research and won the INFORMS Public Sector Operations Research Best Paper Award and POMS Best Healthcare Paper Award. In 2021, Poets & Quants named him one of the World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors.

He also serves as associate editor of Management Science, M&SOM, Health Care Management Science, and Naval Research Logistics, and is a senior editor of Production and Operations Management. He co-chairs the Johns Hopkins Symposium on Health Care Operations and co-edited the Handbook of Healthcare Analytics: Theoretical Minimum for Conducting 21st Century Research on Healthcare Operations, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2018.

Tinglong teaches two MBA courses at Carey — Operations Management and Artificial Intelligence. He also taught an elective course on Contracting: Incentive Design and Analytics.