Posts Tagged ‘industrial management history’

Cal’s First Industrial Engineer?

In November, Ferdinand Leimkuhler, Professor Emeritus, Purdue University, visited Cal to deliver a talk titled “The Ingenuity and Courage of Lillian Gilbreth.”  Gilbreth can be seen as one of Cal’s first industrial engineers (before there was an IEOR department), and was the first woman to speak at Cal graduation in 1900.  While Gilbreth is most often remembered as…

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