Paul Swamidass
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Dr. Paul Swamidass is professor of operations management and the director of the Thomas Walter Center for Technology Management at the Ginn College of Engineering in Auburn University. He is an honorary Visiting Professor at Cranfield University, UK. He teaches Innovations and Technology Strategy in the B-E-T program and has taught Operations and Technology Strategy to MBA students. He has published over eighty items in the form of research papers, book chapters, conference proceedings, and articles in professional journals. He edited The Encyclopedia of Production and Operations Management (2000), and the book Innovations in Competitive Manufacturing (hardcover 2001; paperback 2002). He is the co-editor of the book Cross-Functional Management of Technology: Cases and Readings (1996). His research interests include technology commercialization, manufacturing technology, and manufacturing strategy.