Specialties: Production, capacity and inventory management, Operations management and optimization: global supply chains and manufacturing enterprises, Operations performance management, Quality management, Lean.
Dr. Leon is a Professor at Texas A&M University in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, and holds a joint appointment in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. He holds the Allen-Bradley Endowed Professorship. Leon’s academic credentials include a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University, a M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the Catholic University of Peru. He has more than 30 years of working with industry. Leon’s research has been sponsored by industry, as well as the National Science Foundation and NASA, among others. He has an extensive and recognized publication record.