Dedicated, engaged and involved faculty are a hallmark of the MSCM program. Each faculty member brings a wealth of knowledge gained through study, research and being connected to industry. MSCM professors care about student success in the classroom and beyond.

Dr. Peter Haug

Professor of Operations Management, Director of MSCM Program

Dr. Peter Haug

Education

(1986) BA, State University of New York at Fredonia; MA University of Maine; MBA, College of William & Mary; MPhil, University of Edinburgh; PhD, University of Washington.

Background

Professor Haug teaches courses in Designing and Improving Operations, Project Management, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing Strategy. From 1997-1998, he taught as a Fulbright Lecturer in the MBA program at Renmin University of China in Beijing, China, and in 1998-1999, he had a professional development leave at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland. From January - June 2001, he was a visiting professor in the Department of Engineering at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik. His research interests are in global manufacturing strategy and location decisions and the implementation of lean manufacturing.

Dr. Stella Hua

Associate Professor of Operations Management

Dr. Stella Hua

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Background

Professor Hua earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and MBA degree from Baylor University. Prior to joining the faculty at Western in Fall 2002, she held a faculty position at Oregon State University. Professor Hua is certified by APICS in the Production & Inventory Management area (since 2001) and is a recipient of the APICS Education & Research Foundation Plossl Fellowship. Her  research focuses on process improvement, product innovation, and supply chain integration. Her work has appeared in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Production Innovation Management,  Computers and Operations Research, and Case Research Journal. Professor Hua teaches Operations Management and Supply Chain Management at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Dr. Mark Springer

Associate Professor of Operations Management

Associate Professor of Operations Management

Education

(1987) BA, University of Cincinnati; MBA, PhD, Vanderbilt University.

Background

Professor Springer currently teaches the ERP and Quality Management courses as well as the senior seminar in Manufacturing Management. His research has appeared in the European Journal of Operational Research, the Journal of Operations Management, and Computers and Industrial Engineering.

Gerard M. Campbell

Professor of Operations Management

Dr. Gerard M. Campbell

Education

BS, Columbia University; MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Background

Professor Campbell’s research interests include mathematical modeling of workforce staffing and production scheduling issues, and he has also written numerous teaching case studies based on actual manufacturing and service organizations.  His research has appeared in a variety of academic journals, including Decision Sciences, Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education.