The W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science, which is sponsored by an endowment from the Gore family, features experts in the application of probability, statistics, and experimental design to decision making, including applications in academia, business, government, engineering and medicine.

The lecture series recognizes the key role that the fields of probability, statistics, and experimental design have played in the success of W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. The inaugural lecture in this series was given in March 2011.

2017 Lecture

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
5 – 7:30 p.m. EDT
Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE

Dr. A. Blanton Godfrey

Dr. A. Blanton Godfrey

Dr. A. Blanton Godfrey is Joseph D. Moore Distinguished University Professor of Textile & Apparel Technology & Management, College of Textiles, North Carolina State University. The College is the leading institution of its type in the world and produces over half the doctorates in its field in the United States. His research interests include entrepreneurship, innovation, new product development and manufacturing competitiveness.

Lecture History

2016
Sinan Aral
David Austin Professor of Management & Associate Professor of IT & Marketing, MIT Sloan School of Management

2015
Dr. A. Parasuraman
James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing, Professor, and Department Chair, Marketing, School of Business Administration, University of Miami

2014
Dr. William H. Woodall
Professor of Statistics at Virginia Tech

2013
Dr. James M. Lucas
Principal at J.M. Lucas and Associates, Statistics and Quality Management

2013
Dr. Ron Snee
President of Snee Associates

2012
J. Stuart Hunter
Professor Emeritus at Princeton University in the school of Engineering and Applied Science

2011
Dr. Douglas C. Montgomery
Regents’ Professor of Industrial Engineering and Statistics and ASU Foundation Professor of Engineering at Arizona State University