Eppinger Named Runner-up for POMS Best Paper Award

Rajesh Nair, SDM '12 Anshuman Tripathy By Lois Slavin, MIT SDM Communications Director
April 24, 2014

MIT SDM Faculty Codirector Steven D. Eppinger has been honored by the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) as runner-up for its Wickham Skinner Award for Best Paper published in Production and Operations Management during 2013. The winning paper, “Structuring Work Distribution for Global Product Development Organizations,” was co-authored with Anshuman Tripathy, an associate professor of production and operations management at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

Tripathy, whose dissertation work the paper is based upon, holds a Ph.D. in operations management from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Eppinger, who is also the General Motors Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management Science and Engineering Systems at MIT, received his Sc.D. from MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research centers on improving product design and development practices.

The award will be presented on May 11, 2014, during the POMS 25th Annual Conference held in Atlanta.

Steven D. Eppinger

Anshuman Tripathy