John Bricklemyer has more than 31 years of progressive experience in a variety of industrial settings. His experiences include positions in general management, operations management, engineering management, purchasing, product engineering, and project management. He has worked for a Fortune 500 company as well as a small privately-held company and has managed mid-sized departments, multiple-location operations, and small entrepreneurial subsidiaries. He holds a master's degree in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), a master's degree in industrial engineering (engineering management option) from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. John has taught at KU in Engineering Management since 2009 and in Project Management since the program was started in 2013. John is currently Assistant Director for Project Management Programs and also teaches a number of courses in both Project Management and Engineering Management.