Professional Experience

  • Advisor to Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Fellow of the MIT-SUTD Design Center, 2014-present
  • Director, Program in Industrial and Systems Engineering (a Division of the Department of Mechanical Engineering), University of Minnesota, 1997-2008
  • Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (formerly the Program in Industrial and System Engineering), University of Minnesota, 2002-present
  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2002-present
  • Co-Director, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program, 1999-2002
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1997-2002
  • Nelson Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1992-1997

Visiting Appointments

  • Guest Professor, School of Management, University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China, 2010-2013
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, 2009, 2011 & 2015
  • Visiting Professor, Laboratoire Génie Industriel, Ecole Centrale Paris, France, 2003 & 2010-2014
  • Visiting Professor, School of Management, University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China, 2009
  • Visiting Professor, Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2008
  • Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Applied Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2007
  • Visiting Fellow, Logistics Institute-Asia Pacific, National University of Singapore, 2005
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2004
  • Distinguished Visiting Senior Scientist, Honeywell Laboratories, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2002