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Stephen Lawrence was an Associate Professor of Operations Management in the Leeds School of Business from 1993-2021 and is a Fellow of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
His current research and teaching interests include the deployment of renewable energy and the management health care operations. Dr. Lawrence currently teaches courses in operations management, international business, and commercializing renewable energy technologies.
Dr. Lawrence has been the recipient of number teaching awards, including the MBA Teaching Excellence Award. He previously taught at Washington University in St. Louis, Carnegie-Mellon University, and the University of Pittsburgh. He received BS and MS degrees in engineering from Purdue University, and his doctorate in industrial administration from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Lawrence worked in industry for eight years culminating in five years as vice president for operations for an entrepreneurial metal casting plant in the Midwest.