We are starting a new series to showcase Smeal faculty whose research and/or teaching advances the theory and practice of sustainable business. It is a great pleasure and honor to interview faculty from every department who are involved with companies and organizations around the world.
First up this week is Daniel Guide, Smeal Chaired Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management.
Can you describe your teaching and/or research responsibilities at Smeal?
In the Spring Semester I offer an undergraduate elective SCM 497 Building Sustainable Supply Chains. My research is focused on helping design and manage industrial systems that are environmentally and economically sustainable.
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Specifically, I've spent the majority of my career on how closed-loop supply chains work and ways to make them work more e