Don Warsing

Business Management

Prior to joining NC State, Don Warsing served on the faculty of the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University and also worked for IBM Corporation in roles spanning from industrial engineering to manufacturing management. Warsing’s research concerns the development of tools and policies for effectively managing inventory, logistics, and business operations, and studying the way in which various management practices contribute to improved performance outcomes. His work has been published in Production and Operations Management, the Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, and the European Journal of Operational Research, among others. He is also the co-author of a graduate-level textbook, Supply Chain Engineering: Models and Applications (CRC Press, 2012).

Research Interests

Warsing’s research interests focus on production and inventory management, advanced/additive manufacturing and logistics/distribution.


Ph.D.Doctor of Philosophy in Operations ManagementUNC at Chapel Hill2000
MSMMaster of Science in ManagementNC State University1995
BSIEBachelor of Science in Industrial EngineeringOhio State University1989

Discover more about Don Warsing



  • IUCRC Planning Grant North Carolina State University: Center for Digital Factory Innovation (CDFI)
  • Designing a Test Kit Supply Chain in Response to COVID19
  • Integrated Traditional and Additive Manufacturing Production Systems, CAMAL Core Project
  • Supply Chain Sourcing and Inventory Analysis
  • A Study of Current Practices and Techniques for Staffing Service Job Shops
Don Warsing