Siddhartha Syam

Siddhartha Syam
Siddhartha Syam Marquette University

206 David Straz Hall

Milwaukee WI United States of America (414) 288-5462
Curriculum Vitae

Professor of Management

Dr. Syam joined Marquette University in 1994 after earning a Ph.D in Management Science at Texas A&M University. Outside of his academic training, Dr. Syam has had business experience as a consultant, systems administrator, and programmer with firms in the United States and India. He also earned an M.B.A from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. His interests lie in the application of optimization techniques to diverse areas, such as location analysis, healthcare, and operations-marketing synergy.


  • Ph.D (Management Science), Texas A&M University, 1994.
  • M.B.A, (Operations Management) University of Missouri (Kansas City).
  • B.A (Economics), University of Calcutta, India.

Personal Interests

Global Facility Location, Location Modeling in Healthcare, Marketing-Supply Chain Synergy, Optimization Techniques.

Selected Publications

“A location-allocation model for service providers with application to not-for-profit healthcare organizations”, Omega, International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 38, Issue 3-4, June-August 2010, 157-166, S. Syam, Department of Management, Marquette University, M.J. Cote, Department of Health Policy and Management, Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health.

"A specially structured nonlinear integer resource allocation problem", K. Bretthauer, Department of Operations & Decision Technologies, Indiana University, B. Shetty, Department of Business Analysis, Texas A&M University, S. Syam, Department of Management, Marquette University, Naval Research Logistics, 50, 7, (October 2003), 770-792.

“A dual ascent method for the portfolio selection problem with multiple constraints and linked proposals”, S. Syam, European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 108, No. 1 (1998), 196-207.

"Multi-period capacity expansion in globally dispersed regions", S. Syam, Decision Sciences. Vol. 31, No.1, Winter 2000, 173-195.

Personal Interests

  • Religion: Inter-faith spirituality, Spirituality of nature
  • Sports – Running, Tennis, and Table-tennis.