Murray James Pyle

Murray James Pyle

Murray James Pyle

Assistant Professor

Murray is Assistant (teaching) Professor in Information Systems and Operations Management.  Prior to joining George Mason University, he held positions at two Catholic universities in Pennsylvania and worked in the auto industry.  Professor Pyle brings broad teaching and practical experience to George Mason.  He has taught accounting to nuns in Western Africa, statistics to engineers and line-workers in the auto industry in the American Midwest and operations management to undergraduates.  Consulting and practice in the areas of productivity and quality improvement are among his most keen practical interests.  

While working in the auto industry he was active in student activities associated with auto racing. He managed a summer intern project with four students building and racing a Bonnevile Salt Flats car.  Prof. Pyle is a co-recipient of the Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice, from INFORMS for the outstanding application of Operations Research in industry.


Courses Taught

BUS 210 (Business Analytics I)
BUS 310 (Business Analytics II)
OSCM 303 (Operations and Supply Chain Management)
OM 303 (Operations Management)


Ph.D. (Industrial and Operations Engineering), University of Michigan
M.Sc. (Industrial and Operations Engineering), University of Michigan
M.Math. (Statistics), University of Waterloo
M.A. (Economic), University of Toronto
B.A. (Honours Economics), University of Regina