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M. Zia Hassan Biography

M. Zia Hassan

M. Zia Hassan
Dean Emeritus
Professor of Management Science





Downtown Campus, Room 430E


Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology
B.S., University of Punjab, Pakistan


Zia Hassan is Professor and Dean Emeritus at IIT Stuart School of Business. Dr. Hassan teaches business policy and quality management at IIT Stuart. His research focuses on effective organizations and on strategic and quality issues in organizations and has been presented in numerous publications and at professional meetings.

He has performed research on the design of quality systems that was funded by the Office of Naval Research. He has been a consultant to numerous American and international businesses. He has published more than 30 papers, co-authored Basic Programs for Production and Operations Management, and wrote the chapter "Design of Interrelated Manufacturing and Quality Systems" in Manufacturing High Technology Handbook.

Dr. Hassan is a Fellow of the American Society for Quality and has served as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Research Interests: 

Effective organizations
Strategic and quality issues in organizations