Dr. Scott J. Mason is the Fluor Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics and a Professor of Industrial Engineering at Clemson University. Prior to joining Clemson, Dr. Mason spent 10 years in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas. He received his Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University after earning Bachelor's and Master's degrees from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Mason's areas of focus include operations planning, scheduling, and control of capital project supply chains and large-scale systems modeling, optimization, and algorithms, with domain expertise in semiconductor manufacturing. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing, a senior member of the Institute for Industrial Engineers and a member of INFORMS.