Debjit Roy is aN assistant professor in the Department of Department of Management of Technology and Innovation at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA in July 2011. He was also a research assistant at the Center for Quick Response Manufacturing. He holds a B.Tech degree in Manufacturing Engineering from National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, India, an M.Sc (Engineering) in Management Studies from Indian Institute of Science, India and an M.S in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. His research interests are in the area of stochastic models for decision-making, with applications in manufacturing, logistics, and service systems. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including 2009 and 2010 Wunsch prize for best technical paper in material handling, 2009 and 2010 scholarships from Material Handling Institute of America, and best IIE annual conference paper award (facility logistics track) in 2011.