Zubair Mohamed, D.B.A.


Zubair Mohamed

  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-8231
  • Email: zubairm@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 239A Maurer Center

Dr. Mohamed joined the Schmidthorst College of Business on June 30, 2014, as full professor in the management department. Prior to joining BGSU, Dr. Mohamed was employed at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, from August 1989 until June 2014. While at Western Kentucky University, he was designated a University Distinguished Professor and served as the chair of the management department as well as interim director of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. He played an important role in developing academic programs in entrepreneurship and international business, online degree completion program, cultivated education abroad opportunities, principal investigator on two grants from the US Department of Education, and increased the majors by 100 percent.

Dr. Mohamed earned a doctorate degree in business administration from the University of Kentucky, majoring production and operation management and minoring in information systems, and has published over sixty refereed research articles and published a book. His research appears in prestigious journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, and International Journal of Production economics, to name a few. His research interests include the modeling of global supply chains, inventory management, and quality control. He has taught a variety of courses including management science, production and operations management, supply chain management, total quality management, and enterprise resource planning.  


D.B.A., Production and Operations Management, Information Systems, University of Kentucky, May 1991

M.S., Engineering Mechanics, University of Kentucky, 1988

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Bangalor, University, India, 1979

Administrative Experience

Bowling Green State University
Associate Dean, July 2014 – Present
: Responsible for all undergraduate programs, assurance of learning, AACSB accreditation, new program development, international collaborations, 2+2 pathway programs with community colleges including 100% online degree completion program, curricular matters, advising & career planning personnel administration, and student matters. Represent college at preview days, recruitment fairs, Undergraduate Council, and the college in the absence of dean.

Western Kentucky University
Interim Associate Dean, July 2010 – June 2011.
Responsible for the budget management, curricular matters, personnel administration, and student and faculty matters. Represent college at Academic Transition Program, recruitment fairs, University Curriculum Committee, Research Council, and Council of Academic Deans meetings in the absence of dean.

Chair, July 2003 – June 2014. Responsible for developing the strategic plans, staffing plans, course schedules, faculty workloads, appraise faculty annual performance, promotion and tenure, reconcile student complaints, approve degree programs, administer funds, serve on the Dean’s Advisory Council, and represent the department on other administrative matters.


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