About the Author
Avraham Shtub is the Sharon and Stephen Seiden Professor of Project Management in the School of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology. He received the Ph.D. degree in management science and industrial engineering from the University of Washington, the M.B.A. degree from Tel Aviv University, and the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Technion. He is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and is certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute. Professor Shtub’s research focuses on the design and management of manufacturing systems, project management, and learning and forgetting. He is on the editorial boards of IIE Transactions and the International Journal of Production Research, and has previously served on the editorial boards of the Project Management Journal and the International Journal of Project Management.
Jonathan F. Bard is a professor of operations research and industrial engineering in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds the Industrial Properties Corporation Endowed Faculty Fellowship, and serves as the Associate Director of the Center for the Management of Operations and Logistics. He received the D.Sc. degree in operations research from the George Washington University, the M.S. degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University, and the B.S. degree in aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Professor Bard’s research interests are in the design and analysis of manufacturing systems, personnel scheduling, R&D project management, and vehicle routing. Prior to beginning his academic career, he worked as a program manager for the Aerospace Corporation and as a systems engineer for Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He is currently the editor of IIE Transactions on Operations Engineering and serves on the editorial board of several other journals. He is a Fellow of IIE and a Senior Member of IEEE and INFORMS.
Shlomo Globerson is a professor in the School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University. He received the Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, the M.S. degree in industrial engineering from the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, and the B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from the Technion. His primary research and teaching activities center on project management and operations management. He has published seven books and over 80 articles. Professor Globerson is the former President of the Israeli chapter of the Project Management Institute and currently serves on the advisory board for the Industrial Engineering Handbook. He is also on the editorial boards of the Journal of Operations Management and the International Journal of Project Management.