Bachelor of Science, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1964. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1968.
Chemical engineer Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1963—1964. Assistant professor production and quantitative analysis Johnson Graduate School Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1967—1972, associate professor, 1972—1977, professor operations management, since 1977, director executive education programs, 1979—1991, director executive development program, 1979—2000, Nicholas H. Noyes professor manufacturing, 1985—2007, associate dean academic affairs, 1996—1997, 2002—2007, Anne and Elmer Lindseth dean, since 2007. Visiting professor Stanford University, California, 1973, University Catholic Louvain, Belgium, 1979, Belgium, 82, Belgium, 89, Belgium, 95, GSBA Zurich, 1992, 95.
Consultant International Business Machines Corporation, GTE, American Telephone & Telegraph Company.
Member of American Production and Inventory Control Society, Institute Industrial Engineers, Operations Research Society of America, Institute Management Science.
Married Margaret Leah Gilboy, June 25, 1966. Children: Molly, Douglas.