Sauder PhD candidate Juan Serpa.Sauder PhD candidate Juan Serpa, of Sauder's Operations and Logistics Division, was recently awarded the Codère SCMA Doctoral Thesis Scholarship ($5,000) for his research on supply chain productivity and risk management.

Supply Chain Management Association of Canada, the country’s largest association for supply chain management professionals, grants the scholarship to a Canadian doctoral student who contributes to the profession.

Serpa says the scholarship is a result of the support he has gotten from his supervisor, Associate Professor Harish Krishnan. “I am extremely happy and this gives me a last strong push to finish my PhD in the best way possible,” Serpa says.