Professor Moskowitz is the Director of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises and the Lewis B. Cullman Distinguished Professor of Manufacturing Management. His main teaching interests are management science and quantitative methods. His current research interests are in manufacturing and technology management, quality improvement, judgment and decision making, and expert systems applied to these areas. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 reference journal articles and four textbooks which include: An Experiential Approach to Management Science: Statistics, Mathematical Programming, and Decision Theory Applied to Management Problems (Waveland Press, 1975, 1977); Operations Research Techniques for Management (Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1979); Statistics for Management and Economics Research (Merrill, 1985); and a prize paper award for "R & D Manager's Choices of Development Policies in Simulated R & D Environments," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 19:1 (February 1972).
Cosier, Richard A.
Richard A. Cosier is Dean and Leeds Professor of Management at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. Dean Cosier is also the Director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, part of the new Discovery Park at 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. Prior to his academic career, he was a planning engineer with The Western Electric Company.
John P. Sullivan
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Sc.D. February 1973, Aeronautical Engineering
Thesis: “Experimental Investigation of Vortex Rings and Helicopter Rotor Wakes
Using a Laser Doppler Velocimeter”
M.S. June 1969. Aeronautical Engineering
Thesis: “Design of a Variable Phase Velocity Traveling Wave Pump”
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
B.S. June 1967. Mechanical and Aerospace Sciences (with honors) Tau Beta Pi
Dr. Gerald J. Lynch
Dr. Jerry Lynch is Associate Dean for Programs and Student Services at Purdue's Krannert Graduate School of Management and a Professor of Economics. Prior to taking that position he was the Associate Dean of the German International School of Management and Administration, Krannert’s international outreach MBA program in Hannover, Germany. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky in 1975 and has since attended advanced summer workshops at Harvard and Princeton. He was named the outstanding instructor in the MSM program for the Fall Semester of 1992, received the Salgo-Noren Award as the outstanding instructor in the MSM program for the 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97 and 1998-99 academic years, was included in a list by Business Week magazine of the twelve best teachers in schools of business in the country in October 1994, and was named Distinguished Economist by the Kentucky Economics Association for 1996.
Kevin T. McNamara
Professor McNamara's research interests in regional economics and economic impact analysis include: analysis of factors influencing manufacturing growth, infrastructure investment trend analysis, impact of public development policy on local income and employment growth, land price analysis, and linkages between agriculture and the non-agricultural economy. Current research includes: farmland price analysis, agricultural sector and market analysis, regional growth analysis, food manufacturing industry growth analysis, assessment of rural manufacturers’ technical assistance needs, and growth sector analysis. Dr. McNamara works with federal, state, and local government officials, development organizations, and industry groups as well as other faculty to research rural economic growth alternatives and evaluate development policy options. He has published over 60 research articles, 9 book chapters, and numerous extension and trade articles.
Graham S. Toft, Ph.D.
Thomas P. Miller and Associates
Graham Toft is a strategic planner specializing in how the “innovation economy” brings change to communities, regions, states and industries. He is a Senior Fellow at Thomas
P. Miller & Associates, Indianapolis, where he undertakes applied research, policy development and facilitated problem solving.
Iyer, Ananth V.
Professor of Management
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.