Professor Thomas Magnanti


Tom is one of fourteen Institute Professors at MIT and former Dean of MIT’s School of Engineering. He formerly also headed one third of the MIT Sloan School of Management and led several programs including, as the founding co-director, MIT’s Leaders for Manufacturing and System Design and Management Programs and, as founding director, the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART). Tom is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Syracuse University, and masters’ degrees in Statistics and in Mathematics and a PhD in Operations Research, all from Stanford University. He also holds honorary degrees from four universities.