Dean and Leeds Professor of Management
Richard A. Cosier is Dean and Leeds Professor of Management at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. He formerly served as Dean and Fred E. Brown Chair of Business Administration at the University of Oklahoma and Associate Dean for Academics, Professor of Business Administration, and Chairperson of the Department of Management at Indiana University. In addition, he held a faculty appointment at the University of Notre Dame. His Ph.D. is from the University of Iowa. Prior to his academic career, he was a Planning Engineer with The Western Electric Company.
Director of Manufacturing Engineering
Delphi Delco Electronics Systems
John attended Purdue University and received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1977. He received his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Purdue the following year.
Vice President Human Resource
Tom started his career at RCA in 1975 and held various plant, division and headquarters positions in the US and served as Vice President of Human Resources for RCA in Taiwan. He has also worked for GE and Thomson multimedia in Indianapolis. Tom joined Saint-Gobain Containers in 1999 as Director, Human Resources and is currently VP of Human Resources at their corporate headquarters in Muncie, Indiana.
Cynthia G. Emrich
Assistant Professor of Management
Professor Emrich teaches in the areas of organizational behavior and leadership. Her current research focuses on executive leadership, leader communication, and gender discrimination.
Gerald J. Lynch
Associate Dean, Programs and Student Services
On January 1, 2001, Gerald J. Lynch assumed his new position as Associate Dean for Programs and Student Services in the Krannert School of Management. His major duties are to oversee the Undergraduate and Professional Master’s Program and coordinates the direction and improvements in these programs.
Michael J. Cooper
Assistant Professor of Management
Professor Cooper’s primary teaching interest is in the investments area of finance. His current research is focused on market efficiency, trading strategies, and data-snooping issues. He is the faculty advisor for the Krannert MBA student managed investment fund.
Stephen G. Green
Basil S. Turner Professor of Management
Professor Green teaches organizational behavior, leadership, and innovation and technology management. His current research interests are leadership, work and family interfaces, and innovation and technology management. Professor Green’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, the Center for Innovation Management Studies, the Center for International Business and Economic Research, and the Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises.
Ananth V. Iyer
Ananth Iyer is Professor of operations management at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. He is the President of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society, the largest society within INFORMS. . Professor Iyer received his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech, his Masters from Syracuse University and his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay. He was named a University Faculty Scholar at Purdue University in 1999.
David P. Janes
From 1981 to 1985, David B. Janes worked as a research scientist at the Research Division of Raytheon Company. At Raytheon, he was involved in research on microwave semiconductor devices, including GaAs IMPATT diodes and MESFETs, and monolithic microwave integrated circuits. His doctoral research focused on the impact of electron traps on the microwave performance of GaAs based signal processing devices (acoustic charge transport devices).
Lowell J. Puls
Lowell Puls is the Operations Manager for the manufacturing portion of Eaton's worldwide clutch division; headquartered in Auburn Indiana. The clutch division is a segment of Eaton’s global truck components business with manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Australia, and Holland. Prior to this position, He was the Plant Manager for the clutch manufacturing facility in Auburn IN, and Plant Manager for the Invensys PLC appliance controls facility in N. Manchester IN. Lowell has also held numerous positions in corporate and plant level manufacturing engineering management, amassing 28 years of manufacturing experience - 12 in Indiana.
John A. Schneider
Dr. Schneider assumed his current position with the Purdue University in 1994 after spending twenty-seven years with the Dow Chemical Company.
As Vice President of Industry Research, Dr. Schneider assists faculty in developing industry contacts and partnerships. His office links Purdue University faculty members with industry and encourages corporate sponsorship of research. He provides a point of contact for companies that are interested in collaborative research programs with Purdue, and can facilitate contact with the departments and/or faculty, which are most appropriate. In addition, he is active in Purdue's economic development initiatives.
Lee is Vice President of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc., a coalition of central Indiana CEO’s promoting growth and opportunity on a regional basis. Lee’s focus areas for the Partnership include advanced manufacturing initiatives, various community planning activities, and the CICP Foundation.