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Robert M. Dunn, PE, CPIM

Adjunct Professor, Industrial Technology and Management

Mies (Main) Campus Office: 

3424 S. State St., Room 4001S

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M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Penn State


INTM 442/542 Warehousing and Distribution


Operations, Procurement, Inventory and Sourcing


Prior to coming to IIT, Dunn was Director of Procurement with ECHO, Inc., a leader in the global outdoor power equipment market, headquarted in Lake Zurich, Illinois.  His experience includes other positions ranging from Director of Inventory and Sourcing for AM Castle, a global specialty metals company in Franklin Park, Illinois,  to Program Manager for the Naval Air Warfare Center in Maryland.  Dunn has extensive knowledge of Supply Chain operations both domestically, and in several different countries including China, India, Russia, and Brazil.  He has also taught Supply Chain courses at Elmhurst College, and has a Six-Sigma Green Belt Certification.

Community Service 

Elected Alderman, Ward 2, Elmhurst, Illinois (2009)