Quinnipiac University
Iddrisu Awudu

Professor of Management

Muslim Chaplain

Iddrisu Awudu is an Associate Professor of Management at Quinnipiac University. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Physics from the University of Ghana, MSc in Industrial Mathematics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and a PhD in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from the North Dakota State University (NDSU). He has worked for Navteq (Nokia owned), Nestle, and Afripa Telecom which span three countries including the USA, UK, and Ghana. Iddrisu Awudu has authored in journals including Energy Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Applied Energy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews and Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management. These research publications are in the areas of renewable energy, supply chain and operations, supply chain optimization, risk/hedging in supply chain, sustainable supply chains and logistics. He has consulted, worked on projects and conducted trainings/workshops for numerous organizations including the Veteran Association (VA), MTN Ghana, WAEC Ghana, etc. Prof. Awudu teaches courses in Supply Chain Management, Supply Chaian Analytics, Operations Management and Decision Making in Business at the graduate and undergraduate levels at Quinnipiac. Prior to joining Quinnipiac University, he taught courses in Business Intelligence, Operations Management, and Management Information Systems at the Minnesota State University in Moorhead. Prof. Awudu is a two-time (2015 and 2017) Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow and has participated in the Harvard Business Publishing Education Case Study Workshop.


  • BS, University of Ghana
  • PHD, North Dakota St Univ Fargo

Areas of Expertise

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Management


  • Management

Office Location

  • Faculty Office Building 130

Mail Drop

  • SB-DNF

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal

Role of job satisfaction in microfinance institutions' performance: considering performance appraisal, training and development

Ohene Afriyie, E., Jin, Y., Yakubu, M. and Awudu, I.

International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management September 2023 (2023)

Peer Reviewed Journal

A Resource-based and Institutional Theorydriven Model of Large-scale Biomass-based Bioethanol Supply Chains: An Emerging Economy Policy Perspective.

Nandi, S., Gonela, V. and Awudu, I.

174 Biomass and Bioenergy. 106813. Month (2023)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Enhancing learning in business education utilizing project management practice and skills

Fullick-Jagiela, J.M., Kelly, P., Paros, A., Awudu, I., & Riello, S.

21 (2) Information Systems Educational Journal 4-13 (2023)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Revenue maximization and pricing: an ethanol supply chain and logistical strategy perspectives.

Awudu, I., Wilson, W., Baah, G., Gonela, V., & Yakubu, M.

Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management 62-75 Month (2023)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Supplier-dedicated resources and flexibility’s roles in a manufacturer’s superior performance.

Jin, Y., Norbis, M., & Awudu, I.

47(2) Journal of General Management 86-96 (2022)

Peer Reviewed Journal

The impact of information sharing on organizational performance: A supply chain chain perspective

Doumbia, M., O., Awudu, I., Yakubu, M., and S., F., Al Ganideh

12(3) International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling. 282-305 September (2021)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Optimal hedging in a processing environment: A case of ethanol production

Wilson, W., Skadberg, K., Awudu, I., Dahl, B., and Yakubu, M

12(3-4) International Journal of Revenue Management 192-212 (2021)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management Practices and Organizational performance: A Ghanaian Perspective.

Doumbia, M., O., Awudu, I., Yakubu, M., and Gonela, V

14(4) International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management 20-35 (2021)

Peer Reviewed Journal

(2020). Solid Waste Management: A Review from the Supply Chain Perspective.

2. Gonela, V., Zhang, J., Salazar, D., Awudu, I

Volume 18, Issue number 2 Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management. 229-256 (2020)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Advancing Transportation Routing Decisions Using Riemannian Manifold Surfaces

Tokgoz, E., Awudu, I., and Kuppusamy, S

Journal of Advanced Transportation https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/2098495 (2020)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Application of Big Data Copula-Based Clustering for Hedging in Renewable Energy Systems

Awudu, I., Wilson, W., Mahdi, F., Bachkar, K., Dahl, B., and Acquaye, A.

Volume 11, no. 4 (2020) International Journal of Revenue Management 237-263 (2020)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Arab-Muslim Americans’ personality riddle and consumer ethnocentrism

Al Ganideh, S.F, & Awudu, I.

https://doi.org/10.1080/08911762.2020.1817646 Journal of Global Marketing 1-21 (2020)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Renewable Electricity Generation Target Setting in Developing Countries: Modeling, Policy, and Analysis.

Afful-Dadzie, A., Afful-Dadzie, E., Abbey, N.A., Owusu Ansah, B. and Awudu, I.

59(2020) Energy for Sustainable Development 83-96 (2020)

Professional Designation