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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Charles Burton Gordy

1921 - 1959
Professor of Industrial Engineering

Robert McDowell Thrall

1937 - 1969
Professor of Mathematics
Professor of Operations Analysis

Quentin C Vines

1948 - 1971
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Dean H. Wilson

1948 - 1969
1974 - 1975
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Adjunct Professor of Urban and Regional Planning

Edward Lupton Page

1948 - 1965
Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering

Wyeth Allen

1955 - 1963
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Industrial Engineering
Chair of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering 1955-1963

Richard C. Wilson

1955 - 1984
Professor of Industrial Engineering
Chair Industrial Engineering 1973-1977

Richard W. Berkeley

1956 - 1973
Professor of Industrial Engineering

Merrill M. Flood

1956 - 1976
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Professor of Mathematical Biology
Professor of Education

James A. Gage

1956 - 1975
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Clyde W. Johnson

1957 - 1974
Professor of Industrial Engineering

Richard V. Evans

1958 - 1962
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Walton M. Hancock

1959 - 1997
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Chair Industrial Engineering 1963-1968

Ralph L. Disney

1962 - 1977
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Hugh E. Bradley

1963 - 1967
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Herbert P. Galliher

1963 - 1982
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Stephen R. Kimbleton

1968 - 1974
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Daniel Teichroew

1968 - 2000
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Chair Industrial Engineering 1968-1973

Don B. Chaffin

1968 - 2006
Richard G. Snyder Distinguished University Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
G. Lawton and Louise G. Johnson Professor of Engineering
Professor of Occupational Health

Katta Murty

1968 - 2010
Professor of Industrial & Operations Engineering

Richard F. Baum

1969 - 1976
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

Stephen Pollock

1969 - 2005
Professor of Industrial & Operations Engineering
Herrick Professor of Manufacturing
Chair Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering

Charles N. Rollinger

1970
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Industrial

Thomas L. Boardman Jr.

1973 - 1976
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Craig W. Kirkwood

1974 - 1977
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Gary D. Langolf

1974 - 1988
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

James M. Miller

1976 - 1997
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

John J Bartholdi III

1977 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

Louis E Boydstun

1977 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Francis Noonan

1978
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Loren K. Platzman

1978 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Jack R. Lohman

1979 - 1991
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

James Carl Bean

1980 - 2004
Professor of Industrial Engineering

John Roberts Birge

1980 - 2000
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Chair Industrial & Operations Engineering 1993-2000

Devinder S. Kochhar

1980 - 1986
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

William David Kelton

1983 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Manndyam Srinivasan

1985 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Jay Elkerton

1986 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Julian J. Faraway

1987 - 2006
Professor of Statistics
Professor of Industrial & Operations Engineering
Interim Chair Department of Statistics-2003

Ching Yee Lam

1988 - 1994
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Medini Ranjan Singh

1990 - 1995
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Chelsea C. White III

1990 - 2002
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Chair Industrial & Operations Engineering 1990-1993

Chien-Fu Jeff Wu

1993 - 2004
Professor of Statistics
Professor of Industrial & Operations Engineering
Chair Department of Statistics 1995-1998

Stephen E. Chick

1995 - 2003
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Jianjun Shi

1995 - 2007
Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Shane Gordon Henderson

1996 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Vadim Linetsky

1998 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Mark E. Lewis

1999
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Tava M. Olsen

2000 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Sebastian K. Fixson

2002 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Dushyant Sharma

2002 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering