Dr. Lawrence's research is focused in three areas: commercialization of sustainable energy; energy storage; and operations scheduling (patient flow) in health care operations, including outpatient clinics and emergency rooms. These are high potential, high impact areas of study that have the promise of making a real difference in peoples' lives.
sustainable energy, energy storage, commercialization, health care scheduling
MBAC 6080 - Decision Modeling and Applications
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
Integrates topics from decision analysis and operations management as they relate to modeling management decisions. Field projects involve the university, local companies, and/or government agencies.
MBAX 6450 - International Operations Management
Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
Takes a broad comprehensive perspective on managing and operating in a rapidly growing global economy. Explores regional and national approaches to international operations including trade practices; penetration strategies; financial, marketing, services, and manufacturing operations; ethical and sustainability issues; and global competitive strategy. Compares global business practices in Asia, South America, Europe, and Africa.