Celebrate 50 Years
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Associate Professor of Systems Engineering
Director, IPFW Center of Excellence in Systems Engineering

Education

  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Auburn University, 1986
  • M.S., Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1989
  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Auburn University, 1994

Selected Recent Publications

  • D.S. Cochran, "Enterprise Engineering, Creating Sustainable Systems with Collective System Design – Part II,” The Journal of RMS (Reliability, Maintainability, Supportability) in Systems Engineering, Spring Journal, 2010.
  • D.S. Cochran, “Enterprise Engineering, Creating Sustainable Systems with Collective System Design – Part I,” The Journal of RMS (Reliability, Maintainability, Supportability) in Systems Engineering, Winter Journal, 2009.
  • D.S. Cochran, “Detaching from Management Accounting Requires System Design,” Journal of Cost Management, pp. 20-28, (March/April 2006)

David Cochran

Academic Interests

Integrated Enterprise Design and Leadership, Advancing Enterprise Design, Product Development, Manufacturing and Accounting for Lean, Toyota Production System, Complex Systems, ERP Software Integration with Enterprise Systems, DoD Systems Engineering and Acquisition Processes