Brian Tomlin

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research; William and Josephine Buchanan Professor of Management

About

Brian Tomlin is the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and the William and Josephine Buchanan Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. His research explores operations strategy and supply chain management, with a focus in the areas of supply chain risk and innovative operations. Brian is a Distinguished Fellow of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society in recognition for his research. He is a past president of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society and has served as a Department Editor at the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management journal. Brian has published widely in the leading academic journals and in practice-focused outlets such as the Financial Times and Supply Chain Management Review. At Tuck, he teaches the core operations management class and has taught the operations strategy elective. In 2018, Brian received the Core Professor Teaching Excellence Award.

Brian received his PhD from MIT's Sloan School of Management, where he was awarded the Zannetos PhD Dissertation Prize. His undergraduate degree is from University College Dublin in Ireland. Prior to becoming an academic Brian worked full time for a number of companies, including General Electric and the Boston Consulting Group.

Highlights

Society & Journal Leadership  //

  • Past President, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Society
  • Past Department Editor, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Journal 
  • Distinguished Service Award, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Society

Research Recognitions  //

  • Distinguished Fellow of the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Society
  • Finalist, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Journal Best Paper Award.
  • Finalist,  INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice.
  • Winner, Wickham Skinner Award for Best Paper published in Production and Operations Management Journal.

Teaching Recognitions  //

  • Tuck Teaching Excellence Award (Core Professor)
  • Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in BSBA Teaching, Kenan-Flagler, UNC

Contact

E-Mail

Phone

603-646-2136

Fax

603-646-1308

Degree

  • Ph.D., MIT Sloan School of Management, 2000
  • B.E. Chemical Engineering, University College Dublin, 1992