EPod Episode 7: Ernest Nicolas on Supply Chain Resilience, Lifelong Learning, and DEI

On this episode, Rebecca Jamieson talks with Ernest Nicolas, the senior vice president and chief supply chain officer for Rockwell Automation. Ernest speaks about how his many connections across UW-Madison contributed to his professional success, the value of lifelong learning, and the urgent need for the fields of engineering and the supply chain to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Epod Episode 6: Jeff Linderoth on Design Optimization

On this episode, Susan Ottmann talks with Dr. Jeff Linderoth from the Department of Industrial Systems and Engineering about engineering data analytics and design optimization. Jeff discusses the fundamentals of optimization and how it fits into a variety of applications with global implications.

Epod Episode 5: Craig Lee on Technical Project Management

On this episode, Susan Ottmann talks with Craig Lee—a Principal Group Engineering Manager with Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. Craig completed his Master of Engineering in Engineering Management right here at UW-Madison. In this interview, he provides insights into his learnings from the MEM program, the Technical Project Management course where he serves as a thought-leader, and his experience as a leader at Microsoft.