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Mark WerwathClinical Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management SciencesDirector, Master of Engineering Management ProgramAssociate Director, Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Werwath's spent nearly 20 years in industry, working for companies such as Motorola and Northrop. His career started off with an entry-level position as an industrial engineer at Motorola. In 1989 Werwath began focusing on new product development and project management of development engineering and systems implementation. Werwath is a Project Management Professional and has been teaching project management at various schools since 1997.


PhD, Organizational Development, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

MS, Engineering Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

BS, Manufacturing (Mechanical) Engineering, University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL

Research Interests

Werwath's research has been focused on innovation, diffusion, new product development. Lately Werwath's focus has been geared more toward technical entrepreneurship. Werwath's dissertation was on the topic of organizational antecedents to innovation.

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