Faculty Directory

Brian T. Tomlin

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research; William and Josephine Buchanan Professor of Management

Areas of Expertise

Supply chain management, operations strategy


Operations Strategy


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000; BE, University College Dublin, 1992


Brian Tomlin teaches the core operations management class and an operations strategy elective. His research explores operations strategy and supply chain management, with a focus in the areas of supply chain design and process innovation. Brian is a past president of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management society. He serves as a Department Editor for the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management journal. Prior to becoming an academic Brian worked full time for a number of companies, including General Electric and the Boston Consulting Group.