Evelyn Thomchick

Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
Department: Supply Chain and Information Systems
Office: 410 Business Building
Phone: 814-863-3567
Fax: 814-863-7067
E-mail: ethomchick@psu.edu
Member of Faculty Since: 1982


Dr. Evelyn Thomchick is an associate professor of supply chain management in the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University. She is a research affiliate at the Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute and the Center for Supply Chain Research at Penn State. She has served on doctoral and Master's students' committees in business, engineering, and education.  She has taught a wide variety of courses in logistics and supply chain management and is currently teaching a graduate course in strategic procurement in the Penn State World Campus Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management.  In July 2009, Dr. Thomchick was selected to be the editor of the Transportation Journal, published by the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L).  She was also elected to the AST&L Board of Directors. 

Current Research

Dr. Thomchick is currently involved with the NEWBio research project, in which she and collegues are investigating supply chain and business models in the the production of biofuels.  Her other research interests include transportation policy and supply chain education and skills.


International logistics
Transportation policy
Logistics education and skills


Ph.D., Engineering Management, Clemson University,

M.S., Management, Clemson University,

B.S., Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University,


SCM 820, Strategic Procurement