Prior to joining the OU faculty, Henry Aigbedo held faculty positions at several institutions, including the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria; University of Tsukuba, Japan; and Iowa State University. He has acquired cognate industry experience through work or research at companies in Nigeria, Japan, and the United States. He has published in several refereed journals and books including; the European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Production Planning and Control, the International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, and Maynard's Industrial Engineering Handbook. He has also presented his work at many national and international conferences. He is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (formerly IIE). His other professional affiliations include the European Operations Management Association (EUROMA), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), and Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). He serves on the editorial board of Japanese Management and International Studies as well as the editorial review board of the International Journal of Operations and Production Management. He has also served on the ad hoc editorial review board of the Decision Sciences Journal. He was treasurer of the Southeast Michigan Chapter of INFORMS.

Teaching Interest:

Production and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Just-In-Time/Lean, and Management Science

Research Interest:

Supply Chain Management, Just-In-Time/Lean, Mass Customization, Sustainability, Risk Management, and Quality Management