Dr. Mike Sherwin is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management. Prior to joining Duquesne University, he served as an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Assistant Graduate Program Director at the University of Pittsburgh. He has taught and developed courses in the areas of supply chain management, operations, quality, Lean/Six Sigma, and was responsible for the Industrial Engineering Senior Design Capstone Program. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Sherwin spent more than 15 years working in the nuclear power, defense, metals, and aerospace industries. He is a member of the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Logistics and Supply Chain Division Board of Directors, an ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt, a registered Professional Engineering in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and a certified training partner for the American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Dr. Sherwin has a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering (Mississippi State University), an M.S. in Industrial Engineering (Penn State University), and M.B.A. (Carnegie Mellon University), and a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering (Penn State University). His research interests are in the areas of applied decision analytics, reliability optimization, and risk mitigation within critical supply chains. He is also interested in teaching methodologies with specific interest in Industry 4.0 applications.


Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mississippi State University
M.B.A., Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Penn State University
B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University


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