Faculty

Amy Zeng

Amy Z. Zeng

Contact Information:

Washburn Shops, 308
Phone: +1-508-831-6117
Fax: +1-508-831-5720
azeng@wpi.edu
Website

Amy Z. Zeng

My teaching expertise and passion lie in the areas of supply chain management and global logistics. These subjects blend theory and practice, art and science, and intuition and experience, and allow a wide range of teaching methods. My research balances theory and practice and focuses on disruption management and process improvement in various supply chain configurations. Read more...

Arthur Gerstenfeld

Arthur "Art" Gerstenfeld

Contact Information:

50 Prescott, 1317
Phone: +1-508-831-5471
Fax: +1-508-831-5720
ag@wpi.edu
Website

Arthur Gerstenfeld

Teaching gives me an opportunity to influence young minds and encourage them to think critically. The WPI projects allow me to work with students who are transitioning from the classroom to a place in society. My research interests include industrial engineering applications, decision analysis, and management applications. I am currently serving as director of the Wall Street Project Center. Read more...

Sharon Johnson

Sharon A. Johnson

Contact Information:

Washburn Shops, 223
Phone: +1-508-831-5183
sharon@wpi.edu

Sharon A. Johnson

I enjoy teaching at WPI because I can share my passion for detailed process design in our Industrial Engineering program, as well as explore a broader view of operations in our MBA program. My research explores the opportunities to improve healthcare delivery processes by harnessing information technologies and the data they provide to support operational decision-making. Read more...

Renata Konrad

Renata Konrad

Contact Information:

Washburn Shops, 205
Phone: +1-508-831-5192
rkonrad@wpi.edu

Renata Konrad

I am interested in how industrial and operations engineering can be used to improve our quality of life. The majority of my work explores improving the efficiency of patient flow, better allocating of health resources, and designing more effective processes in complex environments. I truly believe that this university captures the spirit of education. Read more...

Walter Towner

Walter "Wally" Towner

Contact Information:

Washburn Shops, 222
Phone: +1-508-831-6013
Fax: +1-508-831-5720
fabman@wpi.edu

Walter Towner

My main interests lie at the intersection of manufacturing processes and the financial aspect of the business that relates to these processes. I see my mission as enabling students to become leaders in a business environment and helping them extract value from the processes that drive the organization. We try to do this by using tools like axiomatic design and Lean Six Sigma methods. Read more...

Andrew Trapp

Andrew C. Trapp

Contact Information:

Washburn Shops, 207
Phone: +1-508-831-4935
Fax: +1-508-831-5720
atrapp@wpi.edu
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Andrew C. Trapp

I love the art of teaching because it provides an opportunity to give back from all that I've received. I enjoy the back-and-forth interplay with students, with alternative questions and answers, because these connections foster learning on both sides. One of my goals is to make the course content relevant through proper integration of technology as well as aspects of my research. Read more...

Joe Zhu

Joe Zhu

Contact Information:

Washburn Shops, 301
Phone: +1-508-831-5467
Fax: +1-508-831-5720
jzhu@wpi.edu
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Joe Zhu

As an expert in methods of performance measurement, Professor Zhu’s research interests are in the areas of operations and productivity, and performance evaluation and benchmarking. The Industrial Engineer magazine spotlighted research, conducted by Professor Zhu and his team, in which they developed an optimization methodology for measuring efficiency of multistage networks. Read more...

 
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