Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Professor of Business Administration

Steve Powell has been a professor at Tuck since 1987. He teaches courses in management science, including the core Decision Science course, and electives in the Art of Modeling and Applications of Simulation. His research interests include modeling production lines and service sector business processes, as well as how novices formulate models and use models in decision making. He is co-author of Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets, with Ken Baker, and Modeling for Insight, with Bob Batt. He received the 2001 INFORMS Prize for Teaching of OR/MS Practice. He is also working with the Tuck Spreadsheet Engineering Research Project, a three-year project to study how individuals and organizations use spreadsheets and to identify best practices.

Current Projects

Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets
by Stephen Powell and Kenneth Baker
Third edition 2010
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Modeling for Insight
by Stephen Powell and Bob Batt
October, 2008
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Spreadsheet Engineering Research Project
A three-year project funded by NIST to study how individuals and organizations use spreadsheets.
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How Novices Model Ill-Structured Problems
with Tom Willemain
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INFORMS Teaching Workshop, 2008
INFORMS Annual Meeting
October 11-12, 2008
Washington, DC
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