At the School of Business and Economics, our goal is to educate high-quality students who focus on innovation, new technologies, entrepreneurship, and business development. Our staff and faculty work closely with students, alumni, industry leaders, and business professionals to provide a unique and distinctive career path. We are constantly developing our current programs, as well as offering the Business Development Experience where students gain real life experience while attending Michigan Tech. 

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Roger Woods

MS, Industrial Engineering, New Mexico State University

Contact

906-487-2063
rhwoods@mtu.edu

Senior Lecturer in Operations Management, School of Business and Economics

After leaving NMSU I worked in industry as an industrial engineer and engineering manager at IBM's semiconductor plant in Essex Junction, Vermont. I worked with manufacturing, engineering, maintenance to improve the productivity of $2 billion manufacturing tools. I ended my career managing Strategic and Tactical planning and the ~$500 million . . .

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Tang Wang

Tang Wang

PhD, Entrepreneurship, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Contact

906-487-3605
tangw@mtu.edu

Charles C. and John G. Gates Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, School of Business and Economics

I received my Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Prior to starting my doctoral study, I worked for Microsoft Research Asia in the multimedia computing area. My current teaching and research lies in the intersection of entrepreneurship, strategy, and innovation management. More specifically, my research work addresses how . . .

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Latha Poonamallee

Latha Poonamallee

PhD in Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University

Contact

906-487-1631
lcpoonam@mtu.edu

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, School of Business and Economics

Originally from India, more recently from Cleveland, Ohio, my idea of scholarship is multi-dimensional, and includes research, teaching and community engagement. I am especially interested in learning about and promoting organizing models that are sustainable; ecological, social, and economic. As a teacher, my objective is to facilitate students learning to . . .