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Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering Faculty & Staff

Faculty

PhotoNameTitleContactResearch
Mario BeruvidesMario Beruvides, Ph.D., P.E.AT&T ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411

CV
  • Management of Technology
  • Engineering Management
  • White-Collar/Knowledge Performance
  • Measurement
  • Production and Quality Systems Engineering
  • Applied Ergonomics
Weilong CongWeilong Cong, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Rotary ultrasonic machining of high performance materials
  • Renewable energy manufacturing
  • Traditional and nontraditional machining processes in semiconductor manufacturing
  • Additive manufacturing of metal and composite materials
Jennifer CrossJennifer Cross, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411

CV
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Teams
  • Performance Measurement
  • Product Development
  • Design and Management of Engineering
  • Service and Healthcare Operations
Dongping DuDongping Du, Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806-834-7388
F: 806-742-3411
  • Computer simulation and optimization
  • Biomedical informatics and computational cardiology
  • Complex systems monitoring, modeling and control
  • Big data analytics for large-scale complex systems in healthcare
  • Quality engineering and applied statistics
Ismael Regis de Farias Jr.Ismael Regis de Farias Jr., Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Operations Research
  • Optimization
  • Mixed-Integer Programming
Timothy MatisTimothy Matis, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Operations Research
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Queuing Theory
  • Ad-hoc Communication Networks
  • Conceptual Learning Theories and Virtual Learning Environments
Patrick PattersonPatrick Patterson, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.E.ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411

CV
  • Biomechanics
  • Physical Ergonomics
  • Cognitive Ergonomics
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
James SmithJames Smith, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.E.ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411

CV
  • Occupational Ergonomics Including Work Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Workplace Design
  • Manual Materials Handling
  • Anthropometry
  • Human Strength Assessment
Milton SmithMilton Smith, Ph.D., P.E.ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Production Scheduling and Control Including Sequencing and Scheduling Algorithms
  • Simulation Modeling of Manufacturing Systems
  • Design and Evaluation of Production Systems
  • Impact Testing of Materials Including Hail and Explosive Propelled Objects
George Zhuo TanGeorge Zhuo Tan, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.834.3325
F: 806.742.3411

CV
  • Electrically-activated antimicrobial medical instruments
  • Conductive porous membrane with nanoparticles for disinfection
  • Electrospinning technologies for regenerative medicine and tissue engineering
  • Extrusion-based advanced manufacturing for polymers
  • Modeling and optimization of sustainable material reprocessing
Changxue XuChangxue Xu, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Rheology of biopolymer solutions/cell suspensions
  • Fabrication of microspheres/nanofibers
  • 3D bioprinting of living cells/tissues
  • 3D printing of functional materials
  • Electrohydrodynamic jet printing
Hong-Chao ZhangHong-Chao Zhang, Ph.D., P.E.Interim Department Chair and E.L. Derr ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411

CV
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Resource Efficiency Manufacturing
  • Remanufacturing
  • Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
  • Life-Cycle Assessment
  • Energy Modeling of Manufacturing Processes
  • CAD/CAM, CAPP

Lecturers & Instructors

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Stephen  PetersonStephen Peterson, Ph.D., P.E.InstructorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411

Adjunct Faculty

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Sabine BaumannSabine Baumann, Ph.D.Adjunct ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
John KobzaJohn Kobza, Ph.D., P.E.ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 865.974.4711
F: 806.742.3493

Emeritus Faculty

PhotoNameTitleContact
M. M. AyoubM. M. Ayoub, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.E.Emeritus Professor

Staff

PhotoFirst NameLast NameTitleOfficePhoneEmail
JudyEdwardsBusiness Coordinatorjudy.edwards@ttu.edu
FriedhelmSchneiderSenior Technician806.742.3543fred.schneider@ttu.edu
BeverlyWileySenior Business AssistantIE 201806.742.3543beverly.wiley@ttu.edu