Michael E. Thomas
|Michael E. Thomas|
|Institutions||University of Florida
Georgia Institute of Technology
|Alma mater||University of Texas at Austin
Johns Hopkins University
|Notable awards||INFORMS Fellow
Michael Edward Thomas is a university administrator and professor of industrial engineering, and was the acting president of the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1994. Thomas was instrumental in the restructuring of Georgia Tech's colleges during the administration of John Patrick Crecine. Thomas was also instrumental in the creation of the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Thomas also served as president of INFORMS and was elected a fellow of INFORMS and the Institute of Industrial Engineers. He was named an honorary alumnus of Georgia Tech in 2000. He received INFORMS' 1994 George E. Kimball Medal.
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