Dr. Lyons’ research includes the integration of sustainability, diversity and inclusion criteria into Supply Chain, procurement, and contracting processes and operations to promote economic development and positive social determinants of health outcomes. He developed the Supply Chain Environmental Archeology research program/lab, which involves the archeological study of climate change and environmental impacts via the supply chain, big data analytics, risk assessment, decision analysis as well as product end-of-life and new product innovation research. He is the principal investigator for Newark Anchor Collaborative Research Institute, the New Jersey Economic Development Off-Shore Wind Port Purchasing Disparity Study, the Jersey City Purchasing Disparity Study, and the Mandela Washington Fellows Program. Previously, Dr. Lyons was the Chief Procurement Officer at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and he is an U.S. Air Force Veteran.
Buying for the Future; Contract Management and the Environmental Challenge (2000)
A Roadmap to Green Supply Chains: Using Supply Chain Archaeology and Big Data Analytics (2015)