March 5, 2018
Hilton Bandung Hotel, Indonesia
Assessment and Continuous Quality Improvement of Student Learning
Dr. Abu Masud, Wichita State University (Retired)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Leadership in Contemporary Organizations
Dr. Hamid Parsaei, Texas A&M State University – Qatar and College Station
1:00 – 5:00 PM
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.