David Stec

Instructor Mentor, Rensselaer at Work

Programs Taught

Systems Engineering and Technology Management,
Systems Engineering Certificate,
Supply Chain and Logistics Certificate 

Bio

David Stec is an Operations, Supply Chain, and Project Management professional with over 30 years of experience in Aerospace, Healthcare, and Management Consulting. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has been teaching in graduate and undergraduate engineering and business programs for the last 20 years. David is a versatile professional and educator and strives to bring industry relevance into the classroom and into the design of course projects.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Visibility LLC
  • The Center for Lean Business Management
  • The Hartford Healthcare Medical Group
  • Clinical Laboratory Partners LLC
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Aerogear
  • Pratt & Whitney
Education
  • MBA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MS, Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Research Focus
  • Operations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Healthcare
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Continual Improvement
Contact Information
Select Works
  • M.L. Emiliani, with D. Stec, L. Grasso, and J. Stodder, Better Thinking, Better Results: Using the Power of Lean as Total Business Solution, ISBN 0-9722591-0-4, January 2003.
  • Emiliani, M.L., Grasso, L., and Stec, D., “Unintended Responses to a Traditional Purchasing Performance Metric,” Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2005.
  • Emiliani, M.L. and Stec, D., “Wood Pallet Suppliers’ Reaction to Online Reverse Auctions,” Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vo. 10, No. 5, 2005.
  • Emiliani, M.L. and Stec D., “Commentary on: Reverse Auctions for Relationship Marketers,” Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 139-153, 2005.
  • Emiliani, M.L. and Stec D., “Using Value Stream Maps to Improve Leadership,” Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp. 622-645, 2004.
  • Emiliani, M.L. and Stec, D., “Aerospace Parts Suppliers’ Reaction to Online Reverse Auctions,” Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2004.
  • Emiliani, M.L. and Stec, D. “Squaring Online Reverse Auctions with the Caux Round Table Principles for Business,” Supply Chain Management, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2002, pp. 92-100.
  • Emiliani, M.L. and Stec, D., “Realizing Savings from Online Reverse Auctions,” Supply Chain Management, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2002, pp. 12-23.