François is assistant professor in the College of
Business and Management of the University of Illinois at
where he teaches introductory courses in Operations and Supply Chain Management and Management Information Systems. In his
research, François studies how pollution regulations (such
as emission taxes and cap-and-trade) impact supply chains,
and how managers should operate in a carbon-constrained
François holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management from the University of Utah, and a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Ecole des Ponts ParisTech.
His research and teaching are influenced by several years of managerial experience, during which he directed the design of software solutions for concurrent engineering and project management for complex buildings such as hospitals, airport terminals, commercial buildings, and nuclear plants.