OPEN Fellow – Vinay Gonela



Interests & Passions

Sustainable and renewable energy supply chains, rural area sustainability topics


Dr. Vinay Gonela, joined A&M University-Central Texas in 2016. He earned his Doctorate in Industrial Engineering with emphasis in Supply Chain Management from North Dakota State University. He earned his Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Florida with emphasis on Engineering Management. Dr. Gonela’s research interests involve designing, assessing, and optimizing processes and systems to address societal problems in a wide-variety of fields that include renewable and sustainable energy supply chains, rainwater harvesting, solid waste management, and healthcare engineering. His teaching interests involve Production and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, and Business Statistics. Dr. Gonela has published several research articles in high-quality journal journals that include, but not limited to Applied Energy, Computer and Industrial Engineering, Journal of Cleaner Production and International journal of Production Research. In addition, he serves as a reviewer for twelve different journals such as Energy Policy, Sustainability, Applied Energy, and Transportation research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.

Why am I an OPEN fellow?

Because I am passionate about sustainability and OPEN helps me to connect with others with same research interests

How can I help change agents?

By providing necessary support that include conducting research and developing materials required to change

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