Expertise
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. Primary application areas include manufacturing process control; design of reliable networks; advanced materials microstructure; facilities design and economic modeling.
Past Affiliations

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University (past)
1992 - 1999

Chair, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University

Communities
Industrial Engineering
Degrees
PhD, University of Missouri, Engineering Management , 1991
MBA, St Louis University, Business Administration, 1988
BS, Rice University, Civil Engineering, 1979
Keywords
industrial engineering production engineering industrial systems engineering
Languages
English
Honors

Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Distinguished Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Auburn University,, Current

Associations
Institute of Industrial Engineers
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Society of Manufacturing Engineers