Paul Swamidass

Paul Swamidass is Professor of Operations Management and Director of the Thomas Walter Center for Technology Management in the Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University. He earned his doctorate in operations management from the University of Washington, Seattle. He directs the Business-Engineering-Technology minor of business and engineering students. The program's emphasis is on new product and business development. At the center, he also directs a team of business and engineering graduate students engaged in commercializing engineering inventions in the process of assisting the Office of Technology Transfer at the university.