IEOM Global Engineering Education
Pretoria/Johannesburg, South Africa
October 29-Nov. 1, 2018
IEOM Society International addresses the issues of Global Engineering Education. There are various levels of readiness of engineering graduates from various parts of the world. One of the main themes is how to reduce the readiness gap of engineering graduates around the world. The special focus is given to Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering including Engineering Management. Are the engineering graduates ready to take on the challenges of the current global economy? With the great success of Global Engineering Education Series of last IEOM conferences, IEOM 2018 South Africa Conference will have a dedicated session for the Global Engineering Education where distinguished speakers will discuss the readiness of engineering graduates for workforce around the world. Thirty six featured speakers will be from various part of the world to address engineering education challenges and opportunities.
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Global Engineering Education Chairs
Dr. Abu Masud, Boeing Global Engineering Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA
Dr. Hamid Parsaei, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University (College Station) and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Academic Outreach, Texas A&M University Qatar
Tuesday (October 29, 2018)
Session I: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
8:00 – 9:15 (Tuesday)
08:00 – 08:25 (Tuesday)
Problem Based Learning (PBL)
08:25 – 08:50 (Tuesday)
08:50 – 09:15 (Tuesday)
Session II: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Dr. Christoph Wunck, Jade University, Germany
11:30 – 12:45 (Tuesday)
11:30 – 11:55 (Tuesday)
Dr. Matteo Mario Savino
University of Sannio
11:55 – 12:20 (Tuesday)
Salvatore Miranda, Ph.D.
Dept. of Industrial Engineering
University of Salerno
Fisciano (SA) – ITALY
12:20 – 12:45 (Tuesday)
Dr. Azharul Karim
Mechanical Engineering, Science and Engineering Faculty
Assistant Editor: Drying Technology
Queensland University of Technology
Designing Innovative Project Based Learning (PBL) for post graduate engineering courses
Session III: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
2:30 – 3:45 pm (Tuesday)
2:30 – 2:55 (Tuesday)
Dr. Javad Feizabadi
Director, Mobility Centre of Excellence (MCE)
MIT Research Associate
Director of PhD Program
Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Dr. Javad Feizabadi explores the supply chain and value chain design and capability-driven strategies in the current volatile business environment. His research examines dynamic capability development in value/supply chain and creating competitive advantage through value/supply chain design and management. In some of his recent research efforts, he looked into the impact of ASEAN Economic Community on value chain/supply chain design in automotive, electronics and steel industries. Adaptability and flexibility of value/supply chain facing with dynamics in various stages of value creation and demand fulfillment is the main focus of Dr. Feizabadi’s research. Other areas of his research are supply chain strategy and entrepreneurship in supply chain management.
During the period 2007-2008, he was involved in a study exploring the supply chain challenges in the European auto industry at IMD, Switzerland. His research has been published in several international conferences and academic journals.
He holds a PhD in Operations Management. He worked in automotive industry for 7 years and 2 years in management consulting. Dr. Feizabadi has been a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also a Research Affiliate with MIT.
2:55 – 3:20 (Tuesday)
3:20 – 3:45 (Tuesday)
Dr. Hongyi Sun
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
City University of Hong Kong
Dr SUN is an Associate Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong. His teaching and research areas include the management of technological innovation, manufacturing/operations strategy, quality management, and innovation & entrepreneurship education. Dr SUN has twice been the winner of the Teaching Excellence Award at the City University of Hong Kong and has won several other awards in education and education research for teaching and research on innovation and entrepreneurship education.
Session IV: PANEL SESSION – Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Panel Chair: Dr. Abu Masud, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA
4:00 – 5:15 pm (Tuesday)
Dr. Abu Masud is a professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering at Wichita State University. He has been named the Boeing Global Engineering Professor at Wichita State University. In this new post, Dr. Masud is expected to advance the College of Engineering’s strategic alliances for global enrichment and experiential learning of students as well as international research collaborations and partnerships. He received Duane and Velma Wallace Outstanding Educator Award from WSU College of Engineering. Previously he was held various positions at Wichita State including associate dean, graduate school (2008-2013), coordinator, college ABET affairs (2006-2008), associate dean, college of engineering (2004-2005), chair, industrial and manufacturing engineering department (1994-2004) and graduate coordinator of IME (1991-94, 1996-98, 2001-2004). Dr. Masud has engaged with various companies and governmental research centers including NASA Langley Research Center, VA, NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow (1991 and 1992), Boeing, Consulting Analyst, and Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research. He is member of Accreditation Review Council (2011-2014). Dr. Masud published book, book chapters, and numerous journal and conference papers. He is registered Professional Engineer at Kansas State. Dr. Masud is an IIE fellow. He received Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Kansas State University, and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology.
Hamid R. Parsaei is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University (College Station) and also Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University at Qatar. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in Texas, a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), and a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He has published over 200 articles in peer-refereed archival journals and conference proceedings. He has also served as editor/co-editor in chief for four academic journals and five book series. His research, in excess of $22 million, has been funded by numerous government and private institutions.
Khaled S. El-Kilany, Ph.D.
Professor of Industrial Engineering and Head of Department
Department of Industrial and Management Engineering
College of Engineering and Technology
Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
Khaled S. El-Kilany is a professor of industrial engineering at the department of Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), which is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET since 2010. The department offers both B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Industrial and Management Engineering. Prof. El-Kilany has previously been appointed as acting head of department of Industrial and Management Engineering for two years (February 2005 – February 2007) and is currently the head of department since February 2009. Prof. El-Kilany is a senior member of the IISE and is a reviewer of several journal, conferences, and textbooks.
Prof. El-Kilany has received his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering from Dublin City University, Ireland. Having Intel Ireland as the industry research partner, his research work included modelling and simulation of automated material handling system of Intel’s wafer fabrication facility Fab24, which was the second wafer fabrication facility in the world that produces 300mm wafers. Since graduation in 1997, Prof. El-Kilany has developed extensive experiences in teaching and research within the academic and professional field of Industrial Engineering. Also, Prof. El-Kilany has almost ten years of experience in the design, development, and accreditation of undergraduate and postgraduate industrial engineering curricula. He has been directly involved in all processes required for accreditation by ISO, ABET, IMechE, IET, National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Egypt, and the Supreme Council of Universities. He’s an editor and reviewer of several department and college self-study reports presented to different national and international accreditation bodies in the US, UK, and Egypt; has led teams across the department and college to coordinate all departments’ efforts to satisfy these bodies’ requirements; and hosted various visits by program evaluators and examiners to the department and college.
His research interests lies in the analysis and improvement of manufacturing systems performance; specifically, material flow and WIP management using discrete-event systems simulation and optimization techniques. He has supervised over 15 Masters Research students to completion and is supervising a number of PhD Research students in Ireland and the U.K.
Wednesday (March 7, 2018)
Session V: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Dr. Eldon Caldwell, University of Costa Rica
8:00 – 9:30 am (Wednesday)
08:00 – 08:25 (Wednesday)
08:25 – 08:50 (Wednesday)
08:50 – 09:15 (Wednesday)
Dr. Eldon Caldwell
Director, Industrial Engineering Department
University of Costa Rica
San Jose, Costa Rica
Challenges of Operations Engineering Education on a Industrial Clustering Environment in Central America
Eldon Caldwell, is full professor/ Cathedraticus of the University of Costa Rica, Central America; Doctor (Ph.D.) in Industrial Engineering major in Lean Operations Engineering. He developed new heuristic sequencing algorithms in order to reduce cycle times and received Suma Cum Laude in his doctoral dissertation and Academic Crown Excellence Award in Autonomous University of Central America/ University of Nevada, USA. Currently, he is doctoral researcher at the (Dr. Sc.) Computing Science Program at the University of Alicante, Spain and doctoral researcher at the Dr. Ed. Program at University of Costa Rica, receiving the Academic Excellence Award 2013.
Dr. Caldwellis “Lean Systems Certificated Specialist”, MAPV-University of Nevada, USA, ASQ-Six Sigma Black Belt Certified Trainer, and Spanish publications technical reviewer of Gary Conner, 2002 Shingo Prized. Also, Dr. Caldwell has been recognized by the IEOM Society with the “Outstanding Service Award” for his career of over 25 years as an educator, researcher and promoter of development of industrial engineering. Dr. Caldwell earn his B.Sc. and Master degree in Industrial Engineering at University of Costa Rica (Summa Cum Laude) and he earn a Master degree in Service Marketing, as well in Financial Analysis at Interamerican University of Puerto Rico (Costa Rica); M.Sc. Health Management Systems at UNED, Costa Rica and a M.Sc. Operations Management at ITESM, México. He is author of many scientific articles and two books: “Marketing of Social Products & Services”, UCR Pub. and “Lean Manufacturing: Fundamentals and techniques for cycle time reduction”, Kaikaku Ins. Press, USA.
Dr. Caldwell served as Operations Manager at MASECA, CA; Lean Manufacturing Project Manager at Eaton Corp. Costa Rica, General Manager at Quirós & Cía-Bandag Inc. and General Manager at Lean Systems Intl., USA. He has 25 years of experience as advisor and consultant in Operations Management, Lean Manufacturing and Lean Logistics at Interamerican Bank for Development, WHO, UN, World Wide Bank, Coca-Cola, Ministry of Health, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panamá, Costa Rican Institute for Electricity, RTC- Perú, Young Electrical Signs, Nevada, USA, AirCare Inc., Reno, Nevada, Plan International-Honduras, and many others. Currently, Dr. Caldwell is Director of Industrial Engineering Department at Engineering School of University of Costa Rica.
Session VI: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
11:30 am – 12:45 pm (Wednesday)
Workshop on Industrial Revolution 4.0 in Higher Education
Dr. Chan Chee-Ming
Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Academic and Research)
Centre for Graduate Studies
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
Chee-Ming Chan is an Associate Professor with the Civil Engineering Technology Department, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. She is presently holding the office of Deputy Dean in Academic and Research at the Centre for Graduate Studies in the University. Her area of expertise includes geo-materials, engineering education and higher education improvement. More recently, Dr. Chan’s current work on dredged materials from Malaysian waters has gained momentum and support from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Department of Marine, Malaysia. She is also involved in professional bodies, including the Society for Engineering Education Malaysia (SEEM), Malaysian Geosynthetics Society (MyIGS), Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), and is an education quality auditor for the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). From 2009-11, Dr. Chan served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Port and Airport Research Institute (PARI), Japan.
Dr. Alina Shamsudin
Deputy Dean (Teaching, Learning and Academic Training)
Centre for Academic Development and Training
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Alina Shamsuddin is currently an Associate Professor (Technology Management) with the Faculty of Technology Management and Business of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. Being a founding member of her faculty, Dr. Alina is not only knowledgeable on the immediate related fields of performance measurement, production and management, she is also an expert on educational quality assessment and assurance, with 5-year experience as an auditor for the Malaysian Quality Agency (MQA). Her research concerns are myriad but inter-related, encompassing higher education quality assurance and reforms, effective teaching and learning, as well as innovative technology adoption for SMEs. Currently heading the Unit of New Programmes Development, Dr. Alina is consolidating her effort to make a difference in the quality of programme design and delivery in the overall higher educational arena, institutionally and nationally.
Dr. Azeanita Suratkon
Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Lead – Department of Building and Construction Engineering
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Azeanita Suratkon is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and leads the Department of Building and Construction Engineering. Dr. Azeanita had a multi-national education background: bachelor’s at UTM (Malaysia), Master’s at Herriot-Watt University (Scotland) and PhD at Chiba University (Japan). Her international exposure has given her the leverage for a multi-facet approach in her chosen field of study, which primarily revolves around construction management, risk assessment and procurement issues. Dr. Azeanita also aims to improve the current engineering education practice, in line with the nation’s Outcome-based Education philosophy, by drawing on her rich multi-discipline background. Her continuous effort in enriching construction management and higher educational reforms are driven forward in collaboration with Japanese counterparts too.
Session VII: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
2:30 – 3:45 pm (Wednesday)
2:30 – 2:55 (Wednesday)
Teaching, Learning & Accreditation
This article aims to show how a better understanding of teachers’ workplace learning might lead to increased recognition as a form of professional development and other professional bodies giving credit for such learning. Workplace learning is viewed as a component of overall development of teachers and students. The Article includes case study on how Teacher-Students learning in India in private institutions help the overall development of students.
Dr. Vinod Chowdhary is a Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering Department at SRK Institute of Technology, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was Principal at G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering and Management, Ahmednagar (Shirdi), Maharashtra. India and Kruti Institute of Technology, Raipur, India. Dr. Chowdhary has 12 years industry experience. He has awarded FIE, LM-ISTE, ASME, and Chartered Engineer. His key achievements are:
- Development and substitution of Indian components with replacement of USA and Canadian parts.
- Improvement in the design to make the test rigs suitable for Ultrasonic inspection of Indian Products.
- Performed Automated Ultrasonic tube / pipe testing systems for customer like nuclear fuel complex, PSL limited, Mishra Dhatu Nigam Ltd, BHEL (R&D).
- Interacting with workshops of different industries for supply of the high quality materials in time. 200 /240 students in distinction and first division.
- Labs established. Civil Department started Consultancy and a part in designing civil work for college to a tune of 10 lakhs.
- Students increases from 900 to 1540. 5 courses started for ME, Diploma and increase in UG Mechanical intake.
2:55 – 3:20 (Wednesday)
3:20 – 3:45 (Wednesday)
Session VIII: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
4:00 – 5:15 pm (Wednesday)
4:00 – 4:25 (Wednesday)
Dr. S. C. Naik
Professor, Former Head of Chem Engg and Dean
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India
Past President, The Institution of Engineers
Past Vice-President,The Federation of Engineering Institutions in South & Central Asia
“Vision 2025-Global Engineering Education”
Professor S C Naik obtained his BTech, MS & PhD degrees-all in Chemical Engineering from the Universities of Madras, Ottawa and UK (Swansea, Wales) respectively. He taught at the National Institute of Technology, Odisha State, India where Dr. Naik was Head of the Department and Dean. He guided many Research Fellows, some medium scale Industries and helped in establishment of an Engineering College. Dr. Naik authored/co-authored some books, published many papers in International and National Journals and presented papers in several countries. He was a Keynote Speaker at the Technical Events in Sri Lanka, South Korea, some Gulf countries, Naples, Tokyo and San Francisco in 2006. Dr. Naik was a Consultant to a prestigious Journal.
Dr. Naik was a President of The Indian Institution of Engineers, one of the largest professional bodies in the world, a Vice President of The Federation of Engineering Institutions of South & Central Asia and a Council Member of The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is a well-known writer in his own mother tongue, Odiya and has published several social novels, a book with one hundred poems and several articles for which he has been felicitated by his State Literature Academy and his name has found place in Central Literature Academy. Dr. Naik is associated with many Committees at the State and Central levels. Professor Naik has a deep involvement in social service for which he has been even appreciated by a world-based organization. For his achievements, he has been awarded and appreciated by Regional, State, Central and Global organizations.
4:25 – 4:50 (Wednesday)
4:50 – 5:15 (Wednesday)
Thursday (March 8, 2018)
Session IX: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
8:00 – 9:30 am (Thursday)
08:00 – 08:25 (Thursday)
08:25 – 08:50 (Thursday)
08:50 – 09:15 (Thursday)
Dr. Hesham K. Alfares
Chairman and Professor
Systems Engineering (SE) Department
College of Computer Sciences & Engineering (CCSE)
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Hesham K. Alfares is Chairman and Professor in the Systems Engineering Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He obtained a BS in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. His research interests include project and employee scheduling, production and inventory control, petrochemical industry modelling, and maintenance modelling and simulation. He has 95 publications in these and other areas, including 47 journal papers. He has been a member in the editorial boards of three international journals and in the program committees of 27 international conferences.
Session X: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Dr. Abdelaziz Berrado, The Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs (EMI), Rabat, Morocco
11:30 am – 12:45 pm (Thursday)
11:30 – 11:55 (Thursday)
11:55 – 12:20 (Thursday)
12:20 – 12:45 (Thursday)
Session XI: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
2:30 – 3:45 pm (Thursday)
2:30 – 2:55 (Thursday)
2:55 – 3:20 (Thursday)
3:20 – 3:45 (Thursday)
“Role of Teams to Develop Quality Improvement Framework and Process Understanding”
Dr. Mohammad Anwar Rahman is a faculty at the Central Connecticut State University in Manufacturing and Construction Management. He has published papers in referred journals and presented results in conferences. His research focuses on logistics, supply chain management, stochastic process and designing quality procedure. Dr. Rahman conducted several research projects with Mississippi Dept. of Education (MDE) and US Dept. of Transportation (USDOT). He has various certifications including Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Purdue University), Lean Principles (Purdue University), Demonstrated Master Logistician (The International Society of Logistics), Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Examiner (Louisiana Quality Foundation), and Certified Transportation & Logistics (American Society of Transport & Logistics). Dr. Rahman is affiliated with ISERC, DSI, AST&L and IEOM.
Session XII: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
4:00 – 5:15 pm (Thursday)
4:00 – 4:25 (Thursday)
4:25 – 4:50 (Thursday)
4:50 – 5:15 (Thursday)
Hwi Chie Ho is Dean of Binus School of Engineering and Professor in Industrial Engineering at Bina Nusantara Univeristy, and has been teaching and publishing researches associated with ergonomics, quality, and industrial psychology. She is a member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), and American Psychology Association (APA). She has also served as the faculty advisor of the newly established IISE BINUS University Student Chapter # 716 that has earned Gold Award in three consecutive years since the establishment.
Past Programs of IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2017 IEOM Bogota Global Engineering Education
- 2017 IEOM Bristol Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2017 IEOM Rabat Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2016 IEOM Detroit Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2016 IEOM Kuala Lumpur Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2015 IEOM Orlando Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2015 IEOM Dubai Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2014 IEOM Bali Global Engineering Education Speakers
(Click on the name of the speakers for pdf presentation file)
- Dr. Jinwoo Park
- Prof. Don Reimer
- Dr. Hongyi Sun
- Dr. Ilham Kissani
- Dr. Eugene Rex Jalao
- Dr. Gulnara Abitova
- Dr. James Chen
- Dr. FJ Kahlen
- Dr. Erik Sundin
- Dr. Abdul Hakim Halim
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