Pounds, William F.
William Frank Pounds, 1928– , BS in chemical engineering, 1950, MS in mathematical economics, 1959, Ph.D. in industrial administration, 1964, Carnegie Institute of Technology, came to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as assistant professor of industrial management in 1961, and became associate professor in 1965 and professor in 1966. He was dean of the Sloan School of Management, 1966–1980. He was chair of the Review Panel on Special Laboratories, which was established in the 1960s to examine the nature and scale of MIT's Instrumentation Laboratory and Lincoln Laboratory. His research focused on operations management and quantitative managerial analysis.
Infinite History: William F. Pounds
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Dean of Alfred P. Sloan School of Management Regarding the Apppointment of Peter P. Gil as Associate Dean for Executive Programs, 1966 July 20
News Release issued by the MIT Office of Public Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The collection contains William F. Pounds correspondence and other working papers concerning the Council for Opportunity in Graduate Management Education, the Cambridge Project, and Technology Management, Inc. The Cambridge Project papers relate to the development of "computer programs and procedures that could be utilized by behavioral scientists; and, the goal that the resultant programs could be easily combined into an integrated system."