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Industrial Engineering Faculty & Staff

Faculty

PhotoNameTitleContactResearch
Mario BeruvidesMario Beruvides, Ph.D., P.E.AT&T ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Management of Technology
  • Engineering Management
  • White-Collar/Knowledge Performance
  • Measurement
  • Production and Quality Systems Engineering
  • Applied Ergonomics
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
Jennifer FarrisJennifer Farris, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Teams
  • Performance Measurement
  • Product Development
  • Design and Management of Engineering
  • Service and Healthcare Operations
Simon HsiangSimon Hsiang, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.E.E.L. Derr ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Human Factors/Ergonomics
  • Cognitive Engineering
  • Occupational Biomechanics
  • Virtual Reality
  • Modeling and System Design
  • Data Mining
  • System Identification
  • Human Safety and Reliability
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
  • 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
  • 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
Joseph UrbanJoseph Urban, Ph.D.ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3511
  • Software Engineering
  • Executable Specification Languages
  • Prototyping Software Systems
  • Web Based Software Tools
  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer Languages
  • Data Engineering
  • Distributed Computing
Susan UrbanSusan Urban, Ph.D.ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Distributed Data Management and Integration
  • Complex Event Processing
  • Integration of Event and Stream Processing
  • Distributed Rule and Transaction Processing
  • Active/Reactive Behavior in Distributed
  • Data-Centric Applications
  • Object-Oriented Data Modeling
Shiren WangShiren Wang, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.3411
  • Design and Manufacturing of Multifunctional Nanocomposites
  • Synthesis
  • Processing and Characterization of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials
  • Nanotechnology-Enabled Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Nanomanufacturing
  • Modeling and Simulation of Manufacturing Process
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
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Resource Efficiency Manufacturing
  • Remanufacturing
  • Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
  • Life-Cycle Assessment
  • Energy Modeling of Manufacturing Processes
  • CAD/CAM, CAPP

Adjunct Faculty

PhotoNameTitleContact
Barbara MilletBarbara Millet, Ph.D.Adjunct Assistant Professor
Iris RiveroIris Rivero, Ph.D.Adjunct Associate ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 515.294.7944
F: 515.294.3524
James SimontonJames Simonton, Ph.D.Adjunct Assistant ProfessorEmail
Website
P: 806.742.3543
F: 806.742.1245

Emeritus Faculty

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

Staff

PhotoFirst NameLast NameTitleOfficePhoneEmail
FriedhelmSchneiderSenior Technician806.742.3543fred.schneider@ttu.edu
BeverlyWileySenior Business AssistantIE 201806.742.3543beverly.wiley@ttu.edu
TerryWilsonSupervisorIE 201806.742.3543terry.wilson@ttu.edu