Timothy Lowe Joins SC&IS PhD Program
Dr. Lowe received his Ph.D. in operations research from Northwestern University and his BS and MS degrees in engineering from Iowa State University. He is coming to us from the Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, where he served as the C. Maxwell Stanley Professor of International Operations Management. He formerly served as Director of the College's Manufacturing Productivity Center.
Professor Lowe has also worked as a project/process engineer for the Exxon Corporation, and has served on the faculties of the University of Florida and Purdue University.At Purdue, he served as the Director of Doctoral Programs and Research for the Krannert Graduate School of Management. He has considerable experience in executive education both in the U.S., as well as overseas. In addition, he has served as a consultant in the areas of production and distribution for several companies.
He has teaching and research interests in the areas of operations management and management science. He has served as Associate Editor for the journals Operations Research , Location Science , and Managerial and Decision Economics ; as a Senior Editor for Manufacturing and Service Operations Management; and as Departmental Editor (Facilities Design/Location Analysis) for Transactions of the Institute of Industrial Engineers .
He has held several grants from the National Science Foundation to support his research on location theory. He has published more than 70 papers in leading journals in his field.
Tim and his wife Marsha have two children, Marc and Carrie. Carrie and her husband live in Washington, D.C., where Carrie is an Internet Specialist for the American Library Association. Marc and his wife have two children and live in Pittsburgh. Marc is an Information Technology Manager for PPG. Tim's personal interests include restoring and driving British sports cars.