Faculty Named to Distinguished Positions at Smeal
Two faculty at the Penn State Smeal College of Business have recently earned distinguished positions.
Dan Guide, professor of operations and supply chain management, and Duncan Fong, professor of marketing and chair of the college's marketing department, have been named the Smeal Professor of Supply Chain Management and the Calvin E. and Pamala T. Zimmerman Endowed Fellow, respectively, in recognition of their past research accomplishments and the promise of continuing contributions.
Guide is known for his pioneering practice-driven research in sustainable operations. He is a frequent contributor to top tier academic and managerial journals. Guide has partnered with numerous multinational firms (including Xerox, Hewlett-Packard, and Robert Bosch) to explore innovative solutions to problems related to sustainable operations and closed-loop supply chains. He currently serves as co-editor-in-chief at the Journal of Operations Management and co-departmental editor for Sustainable Operations at Production and Operations Management.
Fong is recognized as a leading expert in marketing research and Bayesian analysis, and has published over 40 refereed articles in various top journals in statistics and marketing. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association. He is a founding member of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) and served on its board from 1992 to 1994. He was an associate editor of ISBA Bulletin and an editorial board member of Marketing Science. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society in 2000.