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Ekaterina Koromyslova

Ekaterina Koromyslova


Associate Professor/M.S. Operations Management Program Coordinator

Office Building

Solberg Hall



Mailing Address

Solberg Hall 216B
Construction & Operations Management-Box 2223
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D. in Economics, Saratov State Technical University (Russia), 2007
M.S. in Operations Management, South Dakota State University, 2014
M.S. & B.S. in Business Economics and Management, Saratov State Technical University (Russia), 2004

Academic Interests

Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Engineering Economic Analysis
Interdisciplinary Teaching, Student-Centered Teaching & Learning

Academic Responsibilities

OM 425 Production and Operations Management
OM 463 Supply Chain Management
MNET 460 Engineering Economic Analysis

MNET 560 Engineering Economic Analysis
OM 563 Supply Chain Management
OM 660 Operations Management
GE 696 Field Experience
GE 788 Master's Research Project
GE 798 Thesis
OM 792 Interdisciplinary Project Experience

Awards and Honors

Best Paper Award, Engineering Management Division, 2021 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition
Best Paper Award, Engineering Management Division, 2019 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition
Best Paper Award Nominee, Engineering Management Division, 2018 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition
Invited Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2013


Koromyslova, E. (PI), Anderson, G. (Co-PI), Sadovnikova, A. (Co-PI). (2020). Multidisciplinary curricula integration (MCI) to prepare college graduates for current workforce needs in the FANH sciences. (grant period 8/2020-7/2023). USDA NIFA HEC Program. $150,000.

Koromyslova, E. (PI) & Sadovnikova, A. (Co-PI). (2020). Transforming the curricula to improve STEM learning and advance career readiness. (grant period 7/2020-6/2022). SDSU Joint RSCA Challenge Fund. $14,978.

Professional Memberships

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

Work Experience


Associate Professor, South Dakota State University, 2021-present
Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University, 2013-2021
Graduate Teaching Assistant, South Dakota State University, 2012-2013
Adjunct Professor, Moscow Transport Institute (Russia), 2007-2009
Instructor, Saratov State Technical University (Russia), 2004-2007


Deputy Head of the Key Account Customer Department, Holding “STS Logistics” (Russia), 2008-2011
Analyst-Consultant, Holding “STS Logistics” (Russia), 2007-2008
Accountant, School of Drivers at Saratov State Technical University (Russia), 2004-2007

Creative Activities


Koromyslova, E. (2022). How to jumpstart your first research project. Pathways to Research in Business & Economics, BUS063, 1–10.

Rodrigues dos Santos, G. & Koromyslova, E. (2020). A Review on Returnless Refunds in E-Commerce Retailing: Sales through Leniency. iBusiness, 12, 69-80.

Khan, N. & Koromyslova, E. (2019). Location optimization of a coal power plant to balance costs against plant’s emission exposure. American Journal of Operations Research, 9, 31-58.

McConkey, K. & Koromyslova, E. (2018). A comparative study of shift work: days, nights, and weekends: Which shift yields higher output and lower defects. Journal of Management and Strategy, 9(3), 18-29.

Koromyslova, E. & Visser, J. (2015). A statistical-based framework for predicting supplier’s behavior to quality requirement changes in supply chain. iBusiness, 7, 137-142.

Koromyslova, E. & Steinlicht, C. (2014). Development of an Integrated Cost Management System for Small Businesses. The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, 7(1), 31-39.


Shannon, C., Lovrien, P., Barnett, B., Steinlicht, C., & Koromyslova, E. (2022). Multidisciplinary capstone design experiences: Students’ perspective. Proceedings of the ASEE 2022 Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN. June 26-29.

Koromyslova, E., Sadovnikova, A., & Anderson, G. (2021). Multidisciplinary student collaboration in the three-class integrated curriculum. Proceedings of the ATMAE 2021 Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. November 3-5, 38-49.

Koromyslova, E. & Sadovnikova, A. (2021). Transforming curriculum to improve STEM learning and advance career readiness. Proceedings of the 2021 ASEE Annual (Virtual) Conference, July 26-29.

Koromyslova, E. & Koromyslov, A. (2019). An advanced teaching methodology to improve student learning outcomes in core discipline content and soft skills. Proceedings of the 2019 ASEE Annual Conference, Tampa, FL, June 2019.

Koromyslova, E., Steinlicht, C., Hall, T.J.K., Yordanova, A.Y., & Gary, B.G. (2018). Implementing lean practices in an academic department: A case study. Proceedings of the 2018 ASEE Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2018.

Area(s) of Research

Professional Communication Skills for STEM students
Engineering & Interdisciplinary Education
Supply Chain Management (Procurement and Supplier Relationship Management)