Robert Wiedmer

Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus


Robert Wiedmer recently completed his doctorate degree at Michigan State University. Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked as a postgraduate research assistant in maritime economics at the Cyprus University of Technology. Robert earned a graduate degree in business and engineering at the Dresden University of Technology in Germany, and a Master of Business Logistics Engineering at The Ohio State University. 

His current research areas are buyer/supplier relationships, social network analysis, and supply chain network design and its association to supply chain performance. In his dissertation, Wiedmer studied the impact of resource scarcity in buyer-supplier relationships from an international and behavioral perspective. His research has appeared in leading peer-reviewed scholarly publications, including the Journal of Supply Chain Management and Research in Transporation Economics


Research Interests

  • Buyer-Supplier Relationships
  • Resource Scarcity in Supply Chain Management
  • Behavioral Research in Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Network Design


Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 355Supply Management