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Issariya Sirichakwal
Office: 435
Phone: 206-543-0560

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195

Issariya Sirichakwal

Associate Teaching Professor of Operations Management


PhD University of Washington (2013)
MSBA University of Washington (2012)
MBA University of Washington (2007)
BE Chulalongkorn University (2000)

Academic Expertise

manufacturing management
operations management
operations research

Current Research

Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technologies, Inventory and Supply Chain Management, Risk Management in Complex Projects.

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 2016
Assistant Professor, Youngstown State University, 2014-2016
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 2013-2014
Lecturer, University of Washington, 2013
Financial Analyst, Autodesk, 2007-2008
Senior Process Engineer, Fabrinet, 2000-2005
Engineering Staff, Dow Chemical, 1999

Selected Publications

  1. Implications of Additive Manufacturing for Spare Parts Inventory
    Journal Article:Sirichakwal, I. & Conner, B., (2016). 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Vol. 3(1), pp. 56-63.
  2. Current State and Potential of Additive – Hybrid Manufacturing for Metal Parts
    Journal Article:Strong, D. Sirichakwal, I., Manogharan, G. & Wakefield, T., (in press). Rapid Prototyping,

Honors and Awards

Research Professorship Award, Youngstown State University (2015)
Excellence in Teaching, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2013, 2014)
Foster School of Business Doctoral Student Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Washington (2012-2013)
Foster School of Business PhD Program Teaching Award (2009-2010)

Courses Taught

Quantitative Analysis of Decisions
Operations & Supply Chain Management
Management Decision Models
Project Management