Research and Teaching

Research Experience

 

MIT Sloan School of Management
Cambridge, MA

Advisors: John Sterman and Hazhir Rahmandad
Focusing on Behavioral Operations Management, specifically modeling systems in which upstream decision making with imperfect information has long-term consequences, often beyond the attention span of the original decision maker. Examples include an extended view of product life-cycle management that stretches from initial concept to final product disposition. (August 2018-Present)

 

GE-Hitachi & Global Nuclear Fuels (GNF)
Wilmington, NC

Bulk Isotope Generation Process Engineer.
Developed new procedures for the production of specific irradiated isotope parent/daughter pairs in light water reactors for medical applications resulting in three US and European patent applications. Solely responsible for the development of material and research within the process lab. (May – August 2008)

 

Teaching Experience

MIT Sloan School of Management
Cambridge, MA

15.768: Management of Service Operations, Teaching Assistant
Under the supervision of Dr. Zeynep Ton. Managed course announcements, grading, and participation of a course with 150+ students. Recorded student comments during case-based discussions for later assessment. Graded homework and project responses both at an individual and team level. Addressed individual students’ questions and needs. (February 2019-May 2019)

 

Inmar – Intelligent Commerce Networks
Winston Salem, NC

Lean Six Sigma, Course Developer and Instructor
Taught, improved upon, and supported a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification class and developed a trial Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification course that focused on both internal company and wider community participants (May 2013-June 2015).

 

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

ECH3264: Elementary Transport Phenomenon, Teaching Assistant
Under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer S. Curtis and Dr. Aravind Asthagiri. Managed the implementation of Fluent, Inc FlowLab 1.2.14, an academic fluid modeling program, in a classroom setting. Created and implemented improvements to the templates of FlowLab and associated homework assignments. Provided academic and technical assistance and graded the submissions of a class of 20+ students. (August 2007-May 2009)