William F. Hamilton (professor)
|William F. Hamilton|
|Institution||University of Pennsylvania|
|Field||Management and Technology, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, Economic Analysis, Health Economics|
|Management and Technology|
Business technology management
David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching 1991, 2003|
White House Fellow, 1973–1974
William F. Hamilton (born 1941) is the Ralph Landau Professorship of Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania and a management consultant.
Hamilton is a pioneer and advocate of joint-degree programs of business and engineering. He started the Management and Technology Program in 1977 and founded the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology in 1978.
Hamilton served as Director of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology in the Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania until his retirement in 2015. He co-founded the Department of Operations and Information Management at Wharton. He participated in the creation of Penn’s Weiss Technology House, Wharton's Program in Emerging Technologies, and the Executive Masters Program in Technology Management in the Engineering School.
- Wharton School
- 1967–2015 Ralph Landau Professor of Management and Technology
- 1978 Director, Jerome Fisher Management and Technology Program
- 1978–2015; Associate Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and the National Health Care Management Center
- 1975–78; Director of Research and Development, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
- 1972–74; Senior Research Associate, Management Science Center, 1967–69).
- Special Assistant to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1974–75
- Senior Operations Analyst, University City Science Center, 1967–70
- Research Engineer, Sun Oil Company, 1961–64
- Director, Neose Technologies, 1991–present
- Director, Marlton Technologies, 1988–present
- Director, Hunt Manufacturing, 1986–present
- Director, Centocor, 1985–present
- Director, Digital Lightwave, 1997–present
Honors and awards
- David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching (Undergraduate Division), 2003
- Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 2003
- Outstanding Teaching Award for distinguished undergraduate teaching, 2000
- Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 1991–1999
- David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching (Undergraduate Division), 1991
- White House Fellow, 1973–1974