Kenneth Musselman

(PhD 1978)
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (2018)
Ken Musselman, PhD, most recently served as the Strategic Collaboration Director for the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University, where he helped direct multi-disciplinary research teams across engineering, science and management to improve healthcare delivery. Previously he served as a Director for Cantilever Technologies, a high-tech firm specializing in web-based business activity monitoring and response. Before that, he served as a Senior Product Manager for several world-leading ERP (enterprise resource planning) companies where he was responsible for value-add re-seller relationships as well as supply chain and advanced planning and scheduling software product design. He also served as a Vice President for Pritsker Corporation where he directed all corporate consulting and training activities for their simulation-based, capacity management and scheduling software. For over 40 years, Dr. Musselman has been actively engaged in both healthcare and manufacturing. He has consulted to more than 100 organizations worldwide, lectured in over 180 venues throughout North America, Latin America and Europe, and authored more than 60 professional publications. Dr. Musselman is a Fellow and past President of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (now IISE).