Mark E. Gershon
Statistics, Operations, and Data Science
  • Office LocationAlter Hall 533
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Professor Gershon teaches Operations Management and electives in Project Management and Lean Six Sigma. He has published widely in these areas, having written approximately 50 research journal articles and three books. His teaching has been cited as among the best in the school, where he has won the Lindback Award for outstanding teaching.

Outside of Temple, he is on the editorial boards of four journals and consults to industry. Companies on every continent invite him regularly, and from this he brings many realistic situations and a broad experience into the classroom. People really use the research that he has developed. He holds the Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the University of Arizona and is certified as a registered Professional Engineer (PE), a Project Management Professional (PMP), and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

Online MBA course: MSOM 5001 Operations Management

Industry Experience

  • Senior Consultant, International Institute for Learning — 1988 – present
  • Operations Research Consultant, Control Data Corporation — 1981 – 1983
  • Employee, Central Institute for the Development of Mining — 1980 – 1980
  • Quality Engineer, U.S. Army Armament Research and Development Command —1975 – 1979