Rapinder “Rupy” Sawhney

Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Phone: 865-974-7653
E-mail: sawhney@utk.edu

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Rapinder "Rupy" Sawhney is the Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering and a professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering whose research focuses on lean manufacturing, or the idea of producing products with as little wasted time, energy and material as possible. He holds fellowships from Welliver Boeing and Lean Production, as well as memberships in several honor societies.

Topics of expertise: Manufacturing, environment, business, and emerging technologies.