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PICRM-2008-05

Print Productivity: A System Dynamics Approach

The productivity of the printing industry in terms of real sales per employee has been growing at an annualized rate of 1.9% for more than a decade. T...
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Patricia A. Sorce, Ph.D.
Director, Printing Industry Center

Patricia Sorce is currently Director of the Printing Industry Center at RIT and a faculty member in the School of Print ...
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Ashley S. Walker
Marketing Communications Coordinator, Printing Industry Center at RIT

Ashley Walker is currently the Marketing Communications Coordinator for the Printing Industry Center at Rochester ...
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Center Researchers


Charles Bigelow
Melbert B. Cary Distinguished Professor

Charles Bigelow, former MacArthur Foundation Prize Fellow and recipient of the Frederic W. Goudy Award in Typography ...
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Robert Chung
Gravure Research Professor, School of Print Media

Robert Chung is a professor in the School of Print Media, Rochester Institute of Technology. Bob teaches technical ...
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Frank Cost
Interim Dean, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences

Frank Cost was named interim dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences in July 2009. He is a long-time member of ...
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Twyla J. Cummings, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Dean, College of Imaging Arts & Sciences

Twyla J. Cummings, Ph.D. is the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences and the ...
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Marcos Esterman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering

Marcos Esterman earned his BSME in 1988 and MSME in 1990 form the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1990 to ...
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Susan Farnand
Staff Scientist, Center for Imaging Science

Susan Farnand is a research scientist at the Rochester Institute of Technology.  She graduated from Cornell ...
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Franziska Frey, Ph.D.
McGhee Distinguished Professor, School of Print Media

Franziska Frey is the McGhee Professor at the RIT School of Print Media and a Core member of the Graduate Program ...
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Michael Riordan
Assistant Professor, Color Imaging & Publishing, School of Print Media

Michael teaches graduate and undergraduate coursework in all areas of color, premedia and publishing workflow. Michael ...
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Frank Romano
Professor Emeritus, School of Print Media

Frank Romano's career has spanned 50 years in the printing and publishing industries. Many know him as the editor of ...
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Sandra Rothenberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Zutes Faculty Fellow, E. Philip Saunders College of Business

Sandra received her BS in bioengineering from Syracuse University in 1990, a MS in Technology and Policy from ...
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