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Thomas John Allen

Thomas John Allen, business educator. honorary senior research fellow University Manchester, since 1970; Macvicar Faculty fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1993; named distinguished visiting professor University College Dublin, Ireland, 1993.

Background

  • Allen, Thomas John was born on August 20, 1931 in Newark. Son of Thomas John and Margaret Ann (Conley) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey, 1954. Postgraduate, University Washington, 1958. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Ramon Llull University, Spain, 2003. Doctor Management (honorary), Rijkuniversiteit Gent, Belgium, 1990.

      Doctor of Science (honorary), Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1992. Doctor in Engineering (honorary), Linkoping University, Sweden, 1998.

    Career

    • Design engineer Tung-Sol Electric Company, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1956-1957. Research engineer Boeing Company, Seattle, 1957-1964. Research associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1963-1966, associate chairman faculty, 1983-1985, MacVicar faculty fellow Cambridge, since 1993.

      Deputy dean, Howard W. Johnson professor management Sloan School Management, 1993—1998. Co-director Leader for Global Operations program, system design management program Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 2003. Distinguished visiting professor University College Dublin, Ireland, 1993.

      Honorary member of faculty Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, since 1992. Served United States Marine Corps, 1954-1956.

    Works

    Membership

    Chairman Catholic-Jewish Committee, Boston, 1977-1979. Chairman board Rosary Academy, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1976-1979. Trustee Mount St. Joseph Academy, Boston, 1992-1998, 99-04.

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Psychological Association, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Marie Gilmartin, January 28, 1961. Children: Thomas John, Susan Marie, Máirín.
    • father: Thomas John Allen
    • mother: Margaret Ann (Conley) Allen
    • spouse: Joan Marie Gilmartin
    • children: Thomas John Allen
    • Susan Marie Allen
    • Mu00e1iru00edn Allen
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    Born August 20, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Upsala College
    • 1958
      University Washington
    • 1963
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1966
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 2003
      Ramon Llull University
    • 1990
      Rijkuniversiteit Gent
    • 1992
      Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1998
      Linköping University
    • 1956 - 1957
      Design engineer, Tung-Sol Electric Company
      Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
    • 1957 - 1964
      research engineer, Boeing Company
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      research associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 2003
      co-director Leader, program Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 2003
      system design management, program Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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