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Stephan Robert Biller

Stephan Robert Biller

Harold T. Amrine Distinguished Professor


Stephan Biller is the Harold T. Amrine Distinguished Professor in the School of Industrial Engineering and the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr School of Business at Purdue University and serves as Director of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises at the Daniels School of Business and the co-director and founder of Purdue’s national initiative in eXcellence in Manufacturing and Operations (XMO). His expertise includes Smart Manufacturing, Digital Twin, Industry 4.0, and Resilient Supply Chain Management. He focuses on AI and IoT integrated with lean Six Sigma manufacturing processes to facilitate the Digital Transformation of large and especially small and medium manufacturing enterprises @ scale. Previously, he served as Founder and CEO of Advanced Manufacturing International, Vice President of Product Management for AI Applications & Watson IoT at IBM, Chief Manufacturing Scientist & Manufacturing Technology Director at General Electric, and Tech Fellow & Global Group Manager for Manufacturing Systems at General Motors. He is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, an IEEE Fellow, and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.

James H. Greene Graduate Educator Award

IEEE Fellow

Member, National Academy of Engineering

Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Phone: (765) 494-8943
Office: GRIS 380

Area(s) of Expertise

Business Analytics, Competitive Strategy, Decision Sciences, Digital Economy, Digital Transformation, Information Technology, Leadership, Management, Manufacturing Strategy, Operations Management, Risk Management, Strategic Management, Supply Chain