Allen G. Greenwood

Allen G. Greenwood

Professor Emeritus

Office: 260L McCain Hall


Ph.D., Management Science, Virginia Tech, 1984.
M.S.I.E., University of Tennessee.
B.S.I.E., North Carolina State University.

Allen G. Greenwood, Ph.D., P.E. received his Ph.D. in Management Science from Virginia Tech in 1984. He also holds an M.S.I.E. degree from the University of Tennessee and a B.S.I.E. from North Carolina State University. He spent nine years in industry, with American Enka as an industrial engineer and supervisor, General Dynamics Corporation as a senior operations analyst, and Virginia Tech as a systems analyst. Prior to joining the MSU faculty in 1994, he was on the faculty at Virginia Tech, Northeastern University, and the American University of Armenia (an affiliate of the University of California). He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas.

Dr. Greenwood teaches courses in systems simulation, project management, enterprise systems engineering, and engineering administration. His research efforts are focused on the design and analysis of production and project systems and the application of simulation-optimization technologies to improve organizational performance. His research has been funded by the Office of Naval Research, Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA Stennis Space Center, Northrop Grumman, Nissan, the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems at MSU, and others. Dr. Greenwood serves as Co-director (with Dr. Stanley F. Bullington) of the Department's Management Systems Engineering Laboratory.

Dr. Greenwood is author (or co-author) of research papers that have appeared in IIE Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operations Research, Naval Research Logistics, Queueing Systems, Engineering Management Journal, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and International Journal of Applied Engineering Education. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of Global Engineering Education Exchange Program and is Coordinator of International Programs for the Bagley College of Engineering.