Dr. Jamie Hsu 

Buell Building M309C
Phone: 248.204.3096


Current Responsibility:

  • Professor of Management and Engineering, Lawrence Technological Univ.
  • Consultant on Strategic Management, and Leadership Development 
    • Specialize in strategic management, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, technology management, global collaboration, business planning, and career development.
    • Teach international MBA students on Strategic Management and Leadership
    • Consult GM and other China institutes on special management programs 

Key Experience:

   Executive Director, GM Global Technology Management

  • Responsible for establishing GM’s global technology strategy and managing the portfolio of advanced programs
  • Direct the development and implementation of advanced technology, and technology collaboration with suppliers, government, and academia
  • Executive in charge of global technology collaboration between GM North America, GM China, GM Daewoo, Suzuki, Subaru, and Isuzu

   Executive Director, GM R&D Center

  • Direct the research and development of engines, transmission, hybrids, and fuel systems
  • Direct the research in enterprise, business, and production systems 

   Executive Director, GM Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center

  • Responsible for developing and implementing various manufacturing systems and technologies, ranging from composite material processing, flexible automation, CAM/CIM, to machining, joining, and forming
  • Responsible for developing the corporate manufacturing strategies.

  Manager of various GM advanced manufacturing departments

  • Delco Products advanced manufacturing
  • Manufacturing System Engineering
  • Machining and Metal Processing
  • Composites Materials and Processing


B. S. in Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1966
M. S. in Solid Mechanics, Brown University, 1969
Ph.D. in Solid Mechanics, Brown University, 1972
    Dissertation: Stress Wave Propagation in Rate Sensitive Materials

Publications and Speeches

Author and speaker of numerous topics related to strategic planning, advanced manufacturing technology, technology planning and implementation, automotive engineering, general management, globalization, and leadership. 

Selective Activities and Honors:

  • Chair, SAE Emerging Technologies Advisory Board (ETAB)
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management
  • Steering Committee of the Greenfield Education Coalition
  • Board Member, NRC Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design
  • MIT Leaders for Manufacturing Program Steering Committee
  • Univ. of Mich. Manufacturing Institute Advisory Council
  • Advisory Board, Council for Asian Pacific Americans
  • Senior Advisor, China Institute of Machinery and Heavy Equipment
  • Executive Sponsor of GM Asian Pacific Employee Diversity Group
  • Board Member, Association of Chinese Americans
  • Organization of Chinese Americans Corporate Achievement Award
  • Chair, Chinese American Community Center Project
  • President, Detroit Chinese Engineers Association