Dr. Reggie J. Caudill is currently the Dean of the Martin Tuchman School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the Panasonic Chair of Sustainability. He received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Alabama.
Dr. Caudill joined the faculty at NJIT in 1990 as Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Executive Director of the Center for Manufacturing Systems. Prior to joining NJIT, he served as an engineering faculty member at the University of Alabama and at Princeton University. He became Executive Director of the Multi-lifecycle Engineering Research Center in 1996 and Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in 2011.
Dr. Caudill has over 30 years of experience in research related to industrial ecology, sustainability and industrial systems, with over $10 million in research funding since 1990 including a recently funded million-dollar grant from PSE&G bringing advanced energy efficiency and sustainability techniques to New Jersey industry. A significant aspect of his teaching and research has focused on dynamic systems analysis, simulation and data-driven decision making in industrial and management systems, including design for environment, production operations and corporate sustainability.
Dr. Caudill has also served on various national and international committees created by US EPA, National Academy of Engineering, NSF and IEEE. He is currently a member of the New Jersey EDA Clean Technology Advisory Committee, responsible for evaluating and recommending funding for renewable energy and other clean technology projects in New Jersey.