Dr. Toni L. Doolen, Ph.D.
Toni Doolen is a professor in the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and an associate dean of the University Honors College at Oregon State University. She also serves as the associate head for Undergraduate Programs in the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. She is the editor for Engineering Management Journal. Her research uses both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to study the impact of change mechanics on organizational performance. Her research has focused on the application of process improvement methodologies and innovation to improve both the social (work group performance, individual and team affect, skill development, etc.) and technical (productivity, quality, and cost) aspects of organizational performance. Toni gained 11 years of manufacturing experience at Hewlett-Packard Co. as an engineer, senior member of technical staff, and manager prior to her career at Oregon State University. Toni received a B.S. in electrical engineering and a B.S. in materials science and engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. in manufacturing systems engineering from Stanford University, and her Ph.D. in industrial engineering at Oregon State University.