Anoop Kapoor, Ph.D.

Anoop Kapoor, Ph.D.

Title: Visiting Professor
Department: Department of Management
Office: CBA 361
Phone: (330) 972-6430
Email: kapoor@uakron.edu


Education:

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1991
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1982
  • B,S. Indian Institute of Technology, India, 1976

Biography

Professional & Academic Experience:

Academic Experience

  • The University of Akron, Adjunct Faculty (2007 - Present)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Adjunct Faculty, 2004
  • Indian Institute of Management, Visiting Professor, 1994
  • University of Pittsburgh, Adjunct Professor, 1993

Professional Experience

  • First Energy Corporation, Director, Commodity Risk Management (2004 - Present)
  • Con Edison of New York, Director, Energy Risk Management ( 2001 - 2004)
  • GPU Energy
    • Manager, Supply Market Analysis (1999 - 2001)
    • Senior Market Planner, Supply Market Analysis (1996 - 1999)
  • GPU Service, Staff Analyst, System Planning (1993 - 1996)
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation
    • Senior Engineer A (1990 - 1993)
    • Senior Engineer B (1985 - 1990)
    • Engineer (1981 - 1984)
  • Advanced Machine Design Company, Design Engineer (1977 - 1981)

Teaching Interests:

  • Management of Operations
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Uncertainty Analysis
  • Probabilistic Risk Assessment


Research Accomplishments

  • "Counterparty Risk Evaluation," Invited Speaker in International Risk Conference, London, February 2008

  • "Managing Risk through Credit Documents," Invited Speaker in Credit Risk Conference, Houston, February 2008

  • "Energy Trading and Risk Management: Concepts and Challenges," First Energy Corp, March 2007

  • "Weather Hedging and Derivatives," Seminar at the University of Pittsburgh, October 2005

  • "Market Risk, Credit Risk, and Liquidity Management: A Balancing Act," April 2004

  • "Using Weather Derivatives to Stabilize the Earnings for Electric & Gas Utility," Consolidated Edison Company of New York, October 2003

  • "Utility Information Systems for Accurately Modeling Power Prices," Energy & Power Risk Management, Speaker at the Conference in Houston, September 2000

  • "Overcoming the Lack of Data in the Energy Market," Power Trading and Risk Management, January 2000

  • "Influence of Temperature and Load Forecast Uncertainty on Estimates of Power Generation Production Costs," IEEE Power Systems Analysis, Transactions on Power Systems, (PE-332PRS 07-99) August 1999

  • "Variance Reduction in Monte Carlo Simulation of Electric Power Production Costs," American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences, Vol. 17, Nos. 3 & 4, 239-262, 1997

  • "Approximate Computation of the Variance of Electric Power Generation System Production Costs," Electrical Power & Energy Systems, vol. 18, No. 4, PP. 229-238, 1996

  • "Stochastic Models for Power Generation System Production Costs," Electric Power Systems Research, 1995 
      

  • "Analysis of External Events for Kewaunee Nuclear Plant," Technical Report, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, November 1993
     

  • "AP600 (Advanced Passive Safety Reactor) Uncertainty Analysis," Westinghouse Proprietary WCAP-13795, Non-proprietary WCAP-13796, July 1993

  • "Guidelines for Assessing the Variance of Lognormal Distributions," Westinghouse PRA Document No.CN-PRRA-93-123, June 1993

  • "Monte Carlo Stochastic Chronological Power Production Simulation," Invited paper presented at the TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting in Chicago, May 1993

  • "Distribution of Electric Power Generation System Production Costs," Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, April 1993

Awards/Patents

  • Five U.S. Patents
  • Business Team First Place Award at the University of Akron (2006)
  • Class Marshal, Commencement at the University of Pittsburgh (April 1991)
  • Westinghouse Signature Award of Excellence (1989, 1986, 1985)
  • Westinghouse Marketing Award (1986)