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Fernando Bernstein
William and Sue Gross Professor of Business Administration
Duke University
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Fernando Bernstein is the Bob J. White Professor in the Operations Management area of the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He obtained a Ph.D. in Operations Management from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and joined Duke University in July 2000. Prof. Bernstein has published papers in leading journals like Operations Research, Management Science and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. He also serves as Associate Editor for these journals. Prof. Bernstein teaches the core Operations Management course for the Weekend Executive MBA program at Duke University, in addition to various executive courses on operations management and health care operations. He has earned the Excellence in Teaching Award for a core course for his teaching at Duke.


  • Supply chain management
  • Production planning
  • Inventory control
  • Game theory in production and distribution systems
  • Revenue management


  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, 2001, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
  • Licentiate in Mathematics, 1995, University of Buenos Aires