Professor Duenyas received his PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University in 1991. His research interests are in the performance analysis and optimal control of complex production and service systems. He has widely published articles on production and inventory control, supply chain management, and optimal analysis and control of queueing systems. He has served or is serving on the editorial boards of several of the leading journals in his field. Professor Duenyas has acted as the project director in grants totaling more than $2 million from the National Science Foundation and private industry. He has been awarded a CAREER grant for his research by the National Science Foundation.
Professor Duenyas is a co-director of a highly successful continuing education certificate program at the University of Michigan on lean manufacturing. In this capacity, he has taught on site at numerous companies. At the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, Professor Duenyas teaches the core class on operations and a popular elective on the foundations of manufacturing management.