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Dr. D. Scott Sink Faculty Member Picture

Executive-in-Residence/ Visiting Professor

Contact Information

Office: 298 Baker Systems Engineering
Phone: (cell) 540 529-7190
Email: sink.22 at osu.edu

Education and Professional Experience

The Ohio State University, BSISE, 1973
Eastman Kodak, Service Systems Engineer, 1973-1975
The Ohio State University, MSISE and Ph.D., 1978
Oklahoma State University, Associate Professor, 1978-1984
Virginia Tech, Full Professor, 1984-1997
VP, Business Process Improvement, Exchange Solutions (2000-2004) and MDS (2004-2007)

Areas of Interest

Business Process Reengineering, Large-Scale Organization Transformations, Performance Measurement/Analysis/Improvement, Lean Sigma, Quality and Productivity, Strategic Performance Improvement Planning (strategy and policy deployment), Change Leadership and Management, Management Systems Engineering

Scott Sink rejoined OSU as an Executive in Residence in the Fall of 2007.  Scott spent 19 years in academia teaching, writing, consulting and leading Quality and Productivity Centers.  He ventured out into the private sector in 2000 and led Business Process Improvement programs at Exchange Solutions (Boston/Toronto) and MDS (Toronto).  He successfully launched a best in class Lean Sigma program at MDS (globally) from 2004-2007.  Scott served as President of IIE in the early 90’s and has been active with IIE his entire career.

Courses Taught at OSU

Scott teaches the Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering class in the Fall and Spring and also is running the Lean Sigma Certification program in the ISE department.


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