General Motors Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management
Professor of Management Science and Engineering Systems
Steven D. Eppinger is the General Motors Leaders for Global Operations Professor, a Professor of Management Science and Engineering Systems, and the Co-Director of the System Design and Management Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Eppinger served as deputy dean of MIT Sloan from 2004 to 2009; as faculty co-director of the Leaders for Global Operations (formerly MIT Leaders for Manufacturing) and the System Design and Management programs from 2001 to 2003; and as co-director of the Center for Innovation in Product Development from 1999 to 2001. Prior to joining the MIT faculty in 1988, he worked as a machinist, manufacturing engineer, product designer, and consultant in both prototype and production operations.
His research efforts are applied to improving product design and development practices …