Two Faculty Members Receive Research Fellowships
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA (January 19, 2011) – Two Penn State faculty members have been awarded research fellowships with the Smeal College of Business.
N. Edward Coulson, professor of economics in the College of Liberal Arts, has been named the Jeffery L. and Cindy M. King Fellow in Real Estate. Daniel Guide, professor of operations and supply chain management at Smeal, has been named the Charles and Lillian Binder Faculty Fellow in Supply Chain and Information Systems.
The King Fellowship is named for Smeal alumnus Jeffrey King and his wife, Cindy. King graduated from Smeal in 1967 and sits on the advisory board of the college's Institute for Real Estate Studies. The Binder Fellowship is named for Charles Binder, who graduated from Penn State in 1912 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, and his wife, Lillian.
Coulson, who is a fellow of the Institute for Real Estate Studies at Smeal, came to Penn State in 1984. In 2001, he won the College of Liberal Arts' Outstanding Instructor Award.
He has published and consulted widely in the areas of housing and urban economics and his research has been supported by grants from Fannie Mae and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, among others. He has served as a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the University of California, San Diego, and the New Economic School in Moscow, among other institutions.
Since 2006, Coulson has been co-editor of Real Estate Economics and also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and the Journal of Housing Economics. In 2009, he was named a fellow of the Weimer School for Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics.
Coulson holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Riverside, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego, where he worked under the supervision of 2003 Nobel Laureate Robert Engle.
Guide has been on the Smeal faculty since 2002. His research explores ways to create industrial systems that are both environmentally and economically sustainable, particularly in the context of the design, management, and control of closed-loop supply chains. His research has been published in such journals as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and Harvard Business Review.
Guide has served as a visiting research fellow at INSEAD and as a consultant on closed-loop supply chain problems to several global organizations, including Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, Pitney Bowes, Robert Bosch Tools, and the U.S. Navy.
He currently teaches undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. courses in manufacturing and service strategies, manufacturing systems production planning and control, and sustainable operations.
Guide holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Clemson University and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.