Bryan R. Moser
Academic Director and Senior Lecturer, System Design and Management, MIT
Bryan’s work, teaching, and research focus on engineering teamwork for complex systems and model-based methods to improve the performance of teams. He oversees the education and research for the SDM degree offered jointly by MIT’s School of Engineering and Sloan School of Management. He is the lead instructor for the SDM core curriculum that integrates system architecture, systems engineering, and project management. He also teaches advanced courses on technical project teamwork and agent-based modeling. In addition, as Project Associate Professor and Director of Global Teamwork Lab at the University of Tokyo, he leads multidisciplinary research on complex sociotechnical systems. He regularly teaches project management at other universities across the globe.
Bryan has worked for 30 years in the industry; as a research engineer at the Basic Science Lab (A.I.) of Nissan Motor Company in Japan, for a decade as Sr. Research Engineer at United Technologies Corporation, and as founder and CEO of Global Project Design (GPD). He brings real-world experience in technology development, rollout, and sustainable operations in aerospace, automotive, heavy machinery, transportation, energy, telecom, and global services.
Moser received a bachelor’s in Computer Science and Engineering in 1987 and a Master of Science in Technology and Policy in 1989, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His doctorate in 2012 is from the University of Tokyo, in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences.