Dr. Rodgers is an expert in power systems planning and optimization modeling, operations research, statistical modeling, and business process improvement. His research and teaching interests include power grid expansions planning modeling, applying mathematical modeling tools to assess the impact of supply chain disruptions and risk on operational performance, demand planning, operations management, and Lean Six Sigma.  He was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship for his power grid expansion planning research.  Additionally, he spent nearly a decade in industry, working in business process improvement and analytics roles in the telecommunications, pharmaceutical, transportation, and management consulting fields.

Link to CV: Mark Rodgers CV


Education  

  • Ph.D., Rutgers University – Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • M.S., Rutgers University – Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • M.S., Rutgers University – Applied & Mathematical Statistics
  • M.Eng., Stevens Institute of Technology – Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Practices
  • B.S., Rutgers University – Ceramic Engineering

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor – Department of Supply Chain Management | Rutgers Business School | Newark, NJ | Sept 2017 – Current
  • Adjunct Professor – Mathematics Department | New Jersey Institute of Technology | Newark, NJ | Nov 2016 – Sept 2017
  • Adjunct Professor – STEM Department | Union County College | Cranford, NJ | Jan 2012 – Dec 2016
  • Research Fellow (NSF) | Rutgers University | Piscataway, NJ | Aug 2010 – Sept 2013

Professional Experience

  • Business Process Manager | Verizon | Basking Ridge, NJ | June 2016 – Aug 2017
  • Team Lead – Management Engineering | Port Authority of NJ & NJ | New York, NY | Sept 2013 – July 2014; Aug 2015 – June 2016
  • Management Consultant | ZS Associates | Princeton, NJ | July 2014 – June 2015
  • Various Supply Chain Analytics Roles | Bristol-Myers Squibb | New Brunswick, NJ | May 2005 – Aug 2010