Durward Sobek, Montana State University - open seminar

Durward Sobek's research has in the past years been focused on finding a good methodology for developing useful trade-off curves. Which will also be the topic for this seminar. If you’re interested in how to manage knowledge using trade-off curves you are welcome to join the seminar.

Durward Sobek II, PhD, is a professor and program coordinator of industrial engineering at Montana State University and co-founder of the nonprofit Lean Product and Process Development Exchange, Inc. 

He is lead editor of Lean Product and Process Development, 2nd edition, by Allen Ward and co-author of the Shingo Research Prize-winning book Understanding A3 Thinking: A Critical Component of Toyota's PDCA Management System.  

For over a decade, Sobek has researched lean product development and lean principles, focusing on how organizations can use them to increase performance capacity.  

A frequent conference presenter, he also has published numerous articles in publications such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.  


Sobek holds doctor's and master's degrees in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor's degree in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.

The lecture will be open for participants from both Industry and Academia, please contact Dag Bergsjö (dagb@chalmers.se) for more information. Durward Sobek is in town and will act as the opponent on Daniel Stenholms PhD thesis defence on November the 13th.

More about Durward Sobek
Category Public lecture
Location: Virtuella utvecklingslaboratoriet, laboratory,
Starts: 12 November, 2018, 13:00
Ends: 12 November, 2018, 14:30

Published: Tue 06 Nov 2018.