DAVID I. CLELAND is the author or editor of twenty-five books on general management, project management, and team management. Dr. Cleland is a nationally and internationally recognized consultant in the fields of project management and team management and has been honored for his continuing contributions to engineering management. In 1987 he was elected a Fellow of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
An active researcher, Dr. Cleland has received funding for eighteen major research projects during his academic career. In 1990 he was appointed to the Ernest E. Roth Professor-ship in the School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh in recognition of his outstanding productivity as a senior member of the faculty.