Michael Hottenstein

Professor Emeritus of Operations Management
Department: Supply Chain and Information Systems
Office: 454 Business Building
Phone: 814-863-0751
E-mail: m7h@psu.edu


Michael P. Hottenstein is a Professor of Operations Management and until recently was Co-director of the intercollege masters program in Quality and Manufacturing Management. He is Associate Director for the Center for the Management of Technological and Organization Change one of the Smeal College's research centers. He completed a D.B.A. from Indiana University in 1964. His research on operations management and manufacturing has appeared in AIIE Transactions, Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Operations Research, the Journal of Operations Management, the California Management Review, etc.

Current Research

Professor Hottenstein's research is mainly on operations management and manufacturing.


Job shop scheduling
Manufacturing strategy
Advanced manufacturing technology
Technology transfer and diffusion


Journal of Operations Management

Journal of High Technology Management Research


B.S., Economics and Business, Lebanon Valley College, 1958

M.S., Business, Penn State, 1960

D.B.A., Indiana University, 1964