Dr. Rosenfield holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Stanford University. He is co-author of Operations Strategy, Competing in the 21st Century and Modern Logistics Management, and has written articles for a number of journals, including Harvard Business Review, Operations Research, Management Science, and Sloan Management Review.
Dr. Rosenfield’s research focuses primarily in manufacturing strategy and supply chain management. Some specific areas of interest include the development of facility and supply chain strategies in a global environment and how location and sourcing decisions are made.
Dr. Rosenfield has served at M.I.T. since 1980 as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and Visiting Associate Professor. He has also served on the faculties of Harvard Business School, the State University of New York, and Boston University. At MIT he has developed courses in Manufacturing Strategy, Operations Management, and International Logistics. Prior to joining MIT, Dr. Rosenfield served on the staff of Arthur D. Little, Inc. from 1976-1988 focusing on logistics and manufacturing strategy.