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Professor of Operations Management

Dept. of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management

Neeley School of Business

Texas Christian University

Tandy Hall 292C



TCU Box 298530

Fort Worth, Texas  76129  USA


Phone:  +1-817-257-5069




Dr. Tyson R. Browning is an internationally recognized researcher, educator, and consultant.  He is a full Professor of Operations Management in the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University, where he conducts research on managing complex projects (integrating managerial and engineering perspectives) and teaches graduate courses on project management, operations management, risk management, and process improvement.  A sought-after speaker, he has trained and advised several organizations, including BNSF Railway, General Motors, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Seagate, Siemens, Southern California Edison, and the U.S. Navy.

Prior to joining TCU in 2003, he worked for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company as the technical lead and chief integrator for enterprise processes, and for the Lean Aerospace Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), conducting on-site research at Boeing, Chrysler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, McDonnell Douglas, Sundstrand, and Texas Instruments.  He has also worked for Honeywell Space Systems and Los Alamos National Laboratory.  He earned a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Abilene Christian University before two Master’s degrees and a Ph.D. from MIT.

His research results appear in journals such as California Management Review, Decision Sciences, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Mechanical Design, Journal of Operations Management, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, Production & Operations Management, Project Management Journal, and Systems Engineering.  He is also the co-author of a book on the Design Structure Matrix (DSM).

Having previously served as a Department or Associate Editor for three journals, he is taking on the role of co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Operations Management (starting January 1, 2018).  He also serves on the Editorial Review or Advisory Boards for three other journals.  He is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)


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Last updated:  September 21, 2017