Dr. Lance A. Matheson is an Associate Professor of Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech. He received the Ph.D. in Management Science, MBA, and BS in Chemistry from the University of Washington. Dr. Matheson has also been an engineer and production manager for several electronics and metal finishing companies. His primary research interests are using operations and supply chain management principles in international development projects. He has worked on executive MBA programs in Egypt, student selection in Haiti, information technology teaching in India, improving universities and education in Iraq, and building a new university in Oman. He has led more than 35 student international study programs.
He received the 2017 Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award in recognition of his global activities. Matheson received the Virginia Tech Alumni Award for Excellence in International Education.