Richard Wysk, PhD, is a Dopaco Distinguished Professor with the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University.
Dr. Wysk has spent most of his professional career as an endowed professor at three different universities (Penn State University, Texas A&M University and NC State), where he has developed and evolved many successful programs and centers focused on modern manufacturing. He is the (co)author of nine books and more than 200 journal publications. He was the founding Co-Director of the NCSU/UNC Rehabilitation Engineering Center as well as the founding partner of a medical device company, AIONX Inc. housed in State College, PA. He has held industry positions at GE and Caterpillar Inc.