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Johns Hopkins University



Tinglong Dai

Johns Hopkins University


Tinglong Dai is the Bernard T. Ferrari Professor of Business at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, with joint faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Hopkins Business of Health Initiative, and Johns Hopkins Institute for Data-Intensive Engineering and Science. In 2021, Prof. Dai was named as one of the World's Best 40 Business School Professors Under 40 by Poets & Quants

As an internationally renowned expert in healthcare operations management, Prof. Dai has been recognized by the Johns Hopkins Discovery Award, Wickham Skinner Early Career Award, INFORMS Public Sector Operations Research Best Paper Award, and POMS Best Healthcare Paper Award. His research has been published in leading academic journals, including Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM), Marketing Science, and Operations Research. He serves as an Associate Editor for M&SOM, Naval Research Logistics and Health Care Management Science, and a Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management

Prof. Dai has appeared in national and international TV such as CNBC, PBS NewsHour, and Sky News, and has received coverage in ABC News, AP News, Barron’s, Bloomberg, CBC, CBS News, CNBC, CNN, Fast Company, Fortune, Globe and Mail, Harvard Business Review, KHN, MarketWatch, Modern Healthcare, NBC, New York Times, NPR, Public Radio International, STAT, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and WIRED.

Prof. Dai earned his PhD (2013) and MS (2009) in Operations Management/Robotics from Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, in addition to an MPhil (2006) in Industrial Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Highest Degree Earned Year

  • 2013