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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The mission of my research is grounded in the principle of advancing the viability and sustainability of manufacturing supply chains. My teaching philosophy is driven by a desire to share my passion for Operations Research topics and 20 years of industry experience to equip future leaders with the analytical, problem solving, and higher order thinking skills to make a meaningful contribution to society for years to come. With approximately 20 years of experience at various levels of organizations in both academic and industry settings, I believe I have a unique perspective to do just that.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Supply chain reliability

  • Machine learning

  • Optimization of complex systems

  • Factors affecting organizational performance

  • Multi-criteria decision making

  • Manufacturing process control

  • Data analytics

  • Reliability and failure analysis

 

EDUCATION

 

EXPERIENCE

ACADEMIC

The University of Pittsburgh

Duquesne University

Chatham University

Robert Morris University

INDUSTRIAL

Curtiss-Wright

  • Senior Manager, Supplier Quality Excellence, 2014 - Present

  • Senior Manager, Process Improvement, 2013 - 2014 and 2015

  • Manager, Quality Systems Excellence, 2012 - 2013

  • Manager, Quality Assurance Engineering, 2011 - 2012

Precision Therapeutics

  • Director, Quality Systems and Improvement, 2010 - 2011

  • Leader, Operational Excellence, 2009 - 2010

Kennametal

  • Operations Manager / Site Leader, 2007 - 2009

  • Project Manager, 2007

  • Manager, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering, 2005 - 2007

Crucible Compaction Metals (now ATI)

  • Materials and Process Engineer, 2004 - 2005

AMTellect, Inc

  • Marketing Engineer, 2002 - 2004

Westinghouse (now Curtiss-Wright)

  • Industrial Engineer, 2001 - 2002

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, PE084940

  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, American Society for Quality, 9963

  • NQA-1 Qualified Lead Auditor, American Society of Mechanical Engineers