is the A.C. Buehler Professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
His research studies service and supply chain operations. He is the author of two textbooks
and over 50 academic articles
published in the leading international journals. He serves on the editorial board of several professional journals and was editor of the operations and supply chain area of Operations Research
. He teaches courses
in operations management and strategy in MBA, Ph.D. and executive programs and advises firms on those topics.
Dr. Van Mieghem received three degrees: ir. in Electrical Engineering from KU Leuven, M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Operations, Information and Technology Management from Stanford University. From 2009-2010, he served as one of two Senior Associate Deans at the Kellogg School. From 2006 – 2009, he was chairman of the Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences. From 2011-2017, he served as the Academic Director of the Kellogg Executive MBA program. He is the director of the PhD program in Operations Management and of two non-degree executive programs: Lean Operations and Operations Strategy.