Ha Ta has been appointed assistant professor of engineering and management at Clarkson University.
She holds a bachelor of science degree in international economics from Foreign Trade University, Vietnam, an MBA in management and finance from Clark University and a Ph.D. in supply chain management from the University of Arkansas.
Ta’s research focuses on service design, technology management, omnichannel retail, and behavioral and relational issues. She has published at top journals in the field, including Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and Journal of Business Logistics. Her dissertation, “Assessing the Impacts of Crowdsourcing in Supply Chain Logistics and Operations,” analyzed the importance and impacts of the crowdsourcing model in transforming current practices of last-mile delivery and retail operations from the perspectives of multiple supply chain echelons. She has traveled throughout the U.S. presenting her research on crowdsourcing delivery, B2C collaboration, and blockchain technology in supply chain management.
She is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Decision Sciences Institute. While completing her Ph.D., Dr. Ta was the recipient of a research grant from the Supply Chain Management Research Center, awarded second place in the University of Arkansas’s “Three Minute Thesis” competition and received the 2015 Diversity & Inclusion Summer Research Grant. She is a native of Haiphong, Vietnam.