Visiting Professor, College of Business
Bruce Hartman graduated with honors in Mathematics from Princeton University, and also played football. He received his M.S.Ed. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Ph.D. in Operations Research and Supply Chain Management from the University of Arizona’s highly ranked MIS department in the Eller College of Business.
Bruce teaches classes in Logistics, Operations Management, and Economics. He has also taught project management, service management, mathematical methods, and statistics at a variety of colleges, including the University of Arizona, California Maritime Academy (where he served as department chair), St Mary’s University of California, California State University East Bay, and American University. His research has been published in Management Science, Games and Economic Behavior, International Journal of Production Economics, Naval Research Logistics, and IIE Transactions on Scheduling and Logistics.
For over 15 years he was a Chief Information Officer for large and midsize companies such as Lucent in Silicon Valley and Pennzoil’s Duval Mining Division Arizona, and also spent time as Product Marketing and Engineering Director. He also owned and operated his own businesses for a number of years.
Bruce is a member of INFORMS- The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, the American Society for Transportation and Logistics, the International Association of Maritime Economists, and the Institute for Supply Management. He lives in Joliet, IL and enjoys jogging and hiking, and the Chicago music, cultural, and art scene.