Institute Leadership

Jeff Turmel
Director, Supply Chain Management Institute

As Director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, Jeff Turmel builds connections to stimulate an open forum with industry and academia on supply chain ideas and best practices, and to engage firms on student projects through the Industry Connect initiative. Over a career spanning 39 years, Jeff has worked in a variety of quality management, operations management, supply chain, and compliance positions at companies such as Eastman Kodak Company, Brady Corporation, Heraeus Electro-Nite. Most recently, he served as Vice President at Schoeneck Containers in New Berlin, WI. Jeff also teaches competitive operations strategies and business simulation in the Lubar School’s Executive MBA program.

Mark KosfeldMark Kosfeld
Associate Director, Supply Chain Management Institute
Lecturer, Supply Chain Management

As Associate Director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, Mark Kosfeld is responsible for running the SCMI day to day operations. Students are able to gain valuable experience by working for the Supply Chain Management Institute on the real-world problems of the member companies. Mark leads and guides these students to complete the projects successfully. In addition to his responsibilities with the SCMI, Mark also teaches two large sections of the Introduction to Supply Chain course within the Lubar School.

SCMI Faculty Affiliates

The Institute draws upon the expertise of faculty from the Lubar School of Business as well as other academic areas for a powerful combination of diverse expertise in supply chain research and education.

From the Lubar School:

profile photoLayth C. Alwan(414) 229-6253alwan@uwm.eduLubar Hall S497

Professor, Supply Chain, Operations Management & Business Statistics

profile photoXiang Fang(414) 229-3833fangx@uwm.eduLubar Hall N361

Associate Professor, Supply Chain, Operations Management & Business Statistics

Dean's Research Fellow

profile photoRoss T. Hightower414-229-4556hightowe@uwm.eduLubar Hall N334D

Director, SAP University Competence Center

Senior Lecturer, Information Technology Management

profile photoMark Kosfeld(414) 229-2673kosfeld@uwm.eduLubar Hall S490B

Lecturer, Supply Chain Management

Associate Director, Supply Chain Management Institute

profile photoSamar Mukhopadhyay(414) 229-6576samar@uwm.eduLubar Hall S493

Visiting Professor, Supply Chain, Operations Management & Business Statistics

profile photoTimothy L. (Tim) Smunt(414) 229-3233tsmunt@uwm.eduLubar Hall N393

Professor

Dean's Research Fellow

profile photoJeff Turmel(414) -251-9403jturmel@uwm.eduLubar Hall S469

Director, Business Engagement

profile photoXiaohang Yue(414) 229-4657xyue@uwm.eduLubar Hall S491

Professor, Supply Chain, Operations Management & Business Statistics

Roger L. Fitzsimonds Distinguished Scholar

Additional expertise:
Aaron Armstrong, Assistant Professor, MSOE
Donna Genzmer, Director, Cartography and Geographic Information Science Center, UW-Milwaukee
Mojtaba Heydar, Visiting Scholar in Supply Chain Management
Wilkistar Otieno, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, UW-Milwaukee
Matthew Petering, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, UW-Milwaukee
James H. Peoples, Professor, Economics, UW-Milwaukee
Richard Stockbridge, Professor, Mathematics, UW-Milwaukee
George A. Zsidisin, Professor, Supply Chain Management & Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University

For More Information

Supply Chain Management Institute
Lubar Hall S490
(414) 229-2673
sc-institute@uwm.edu