Clinical Professor of Business Administration
Educational BackgroundPh.D., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1989
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1986
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1983
Recent PublicationsTrappey, C., Wu, H., Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Trappey, A. 2011. Using patent data for technology forecasting: China RFID patent analysis. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 25: 53-64
Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Trappey, A., Trappey, C. 2010. An XML Based Supply Chain Integration Hub for Green Product Lifecycle Management. Expert Systems with Applications, 37: 7319-7328
Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Trappey, A., Trappey, C., Wu, H. 2009. An Exploratory RFID Patent Analysis. Management Research News, 32: 1163- 1176
Honors and AwardsProfessor of the Year in the Executive MBA (EMBA) program, University of Illinois, 2014
List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, 2009-2014
Teaching and Research Interests
Research focus is on of integration of technology with management and process improvement. Currently, the focus has been on the development and deployment of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in manufacturing and global supply chain.
Teaching interests are mainly in the area of Operations/Process Management including: product development and design, and operation and technology strategy, and project management.