Christopher West

Practicum Manager

Dr. Christopher West, as Practicum Manager at NC State University’s Institute for Advanced Analytics, guides 24 Institute’s Masters of Science in Analytics student teams through their 8-month practicum project experience producing analytics based results for sponsoring companies, governmental, and non-profit organizations. Prior to coming to the Institute in 2012, Dr. West retired from the U.S. Air Force as an engineering officer with over 21 years of experience in leadership positions both stateside and in deployed locations. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University in 2006, MS in Engineering Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 1996, and his BS in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University in 1991.