Faculty Research Interests

Jorge ValenzuelaProfessor and Chair
  • Stochastic modeling and optimization, both theory and applications
  • Game theory and stochastic models for the evaluation of production costs and optimization of electric power
  • Energy economics
  • Operation research
Andres CarranoPhilpott-WestPoint Stevens Associate Professor
  • 3D Printed Bio-Surfaces Laboratory.
  • Southern Alliance for Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing (SAAV).
  • Wood Pallet Logistics
Jerry DavisNuclear Power Systems Associate Professor
  • Human factors
  • Occupational safety & ergonomics
  • Safety and ergonomics litigation
  • Work measurement and time study
Tom DevallDirector Auto Manufacturing Initiatives
  • Manufacturing management systems
  • Design and implement a metrics driven management system which responds to top indicators
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Six sigma
  • Continuous improvement systems
John EvansTechnology Management Professor
  • Automotive engineering and manufacturing
  • Next generation electronic packaging
Sean GallagherAssociate Professor
  • Fatigue failure of musculoskeletal tissues
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Physical strength assessment
  • Biomaterials testing
  • Low back pain
  • Upper extremity disorders
Fadel MegahedAssistant Professor
  • Statistical process control
  • Reliability/maintenance
  • Visual analytics
  • Big data analytics
Chase MurrayAssistant Professor
  • Operations research
  • Military applications related to airborne surveillance and reconnaissance, pricing and revenue management
Chan ParkDaniel F. and Josephine Breeden Professor
  • Pricing transmission congestions (power economics and energy modeling)
  • Real options (strategic investment decisions under uncertainty)
  • Financial engineering
Richard SesekAssociate Professor
  • Industrial ergonomics
  • Human factors engineering
  • Engineering psychology
  • Safety engineering
  • Biomechanics
  • Ergonomic modeling and ergonomic survey tools
  • Occupational safety and health standards and compliance
Alice SmithW. Allen and Martha Reed Professor
  • Modeling, analysis and optimization of complex manufacturing and engineering design systems using computational intelligence (artificial neural networks, evolutionary algorithms and fuzzy systems) combined with techniques from probability and statistics and from operations research
  • Manufacturing process control
  • Design of reliable networks
  • Advanced materials microstructure
  • Facilities design and economic modeling
Jeffrey SmithJoe W. Forehand Jr. Professor
  • Manufacturing system design and analysis
  • Discrete event simulation
Robert ThomasProfessor Emeritus
  • General occupational ergonomics and safety
  • Occupational biomechanics
  • Human factors engineering
  • Workplace and work area design
Last Updated: Dec 03, 2014