Project Co-Directors

Dr. Jay S. Golden

Since June of 2017, Dr. Jay Golden has been a professor of engineering with a secondary appointment in Supply Chain at ECU where he also serves as the Vice Chancellor of Research, Economic Development and Engagement. Prior to joining ECU, Golden served as faculty chair of the Business and Environment Program and Director of the Duke Center for Sustainability and Commerce at Duke University. His research covers sustainable systems and production consumption systems of Earth resources using systems and lifecycle modeling. Golden received his Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Cambridge.

Dr. Robert Handfield

Dr. Robert Handfield is the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University and Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative. He also serves as Faculty Lead for the Manufacturing Analytics Group within the International Institute of Analytics, and he is on the Faculty for the Operations Research Curriculum at NC State University. Handfield received his Ph.D. in Operations Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Research Team Members

Dr. Brandon C. Morrison, ECU 
Dr. Janire Pascual-Gonzalez, ECU 
Jacey Taylor Bryan, ECU 
Zachary S. Carr, ECU 
Taylor Elizabeth Hilliard, ECU 
Soahm Joshi, NC State 
Christopher James Myers, ECU
Katelyn P. Osborne, ECU
Dilip Raju, NC State 
William Jacob Zahran, ECU