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Faculty Research Interests


Applied operations research
Design and auditing of quality and productivity monitoring systems
Quality and reliability engineering
Statistical modeling and applications in industry


 Sustainable Systems Analysis and Policy Making

  • Sustainable engineering
  • Environmental life cycle assessment
  • Carbon, energy and ecological footprint analyses
  • Economic input-output analysis
  • Economic and environmental impact assessment
  • Life cycle cost analysis and optimization
  • Transportation sustainability
  • Sustainable infrastructure and energy systems
  • Green buildings and sustainable construction

Applied Optimization & Simulation, Data Mining & Statistical Modeling

  • Decision modeling and multi criteria decision analysis
  • Optimization and data mining
  • Manufacturing system design and control
  • Green supply chain management
  • Lean manufacturing and survey-based lean assessment
  • Dynamic & discrete event simulation modeling
  • Nonparametric & parametric statistical analysis & modeling


Ergonomics Design
Facilities and Production Layout - Planning & Management
Human Exposure and Physiology Simulation
ISO 9001 Quality Management System
Production Analysis & Waste Management
Respiratory & Life Support System
Lean Manufacturing
Safety and Human Factors Engineering
Manufacturing Systems
Simulation & Modeling
Operations & Materials Management and Strategic Planning
Computer Network Management

KHODA, Bashir

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing (Hybrid and Heterogeneous)
Computational Geometry
Micro Fabrication
Design for Mass Customization
Solid Free-Form Fabrication
Bio-CAD & manufacturing
Heterogeneous Object Modeling
Performance Driven Design
Tool-path Optimization for Functional Product Manufacturing
Medical Device Design
Next Generation Manufacturing
Engineered & Synthetic Tissue Scaffold/Wound Care Device


Advanced packaging for flexible microelectronics
Laser processing in microelectronics
Nanocomposite materials applications

SHI, Jing

Modeling of renewable energy and healthcare delivery systems
Healthcare operation improvement
Wireless sensor network and RFID applications
Multiscale modeling of manufacturing processes
Advanced materials and manufacturing processes for emerging applications

WELLS, David

Applications of RFID technology
International studies in manufacturing technologies
Manufacturing engineering pedagogy
Manufacturing strategies
Microelectronics packaging and assembly, printed electronics
Process & production engineering for nano-engineered materials
PCB process engineering (lead-free assembly, ESD mitigation)
Productization of laboratory research
Production systems analysis
Quantitative manufacturing management

YADAV, Om Prakash

Concurrent engineering
Fuzzy logic and neural networks applications
Lean manufacturing
Production & operations management, optimization techniques
Quality and reliability engineering
Robust product/process design
Six sigma methodologies
Supply-chain management
TQM (Total Quality Management)

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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 3:01:45 PM