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A 130 Engineering Complex
915.747.5752
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The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department offers a Master of Science with majors in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Systems Engineering. Courses of study in the Industrial Engineering major include quality engineering, computer simulation, industrial ergonomics, safety engineering, production and inventory control, and operations research. Areas of study in the Manufacturing Engineering major include design of manufacturing processes, analysis of discrete productions systems, precision engineering, and automation.

The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department also offers graduate certificates in International Manufacturing and a graduate certificate in Systems Engineering. Please contact the department for information on this program.

Requirements for Admission

Students should consult the Introduction to the College of Engineering section for information on general admission requirements.

Programs

Master of Science

Certificate

INTERIM CHAIR: Dr. Bill Tseng

Associate Professors

Luis Rene Contreras Sapien
BS, Instituto Tecnológico de Chihuahua; MS, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; MS, Kansas State University; Ph D, Kansas State University

Rafael Gutierrez 
Contact Information: rsgutier@utep.edu; 915-747-6901 
Education: BS, Instituto Tecnologico de la Lagunad; MS, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterreyperti; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph D, University of Arkansas

Assistant Professors

Jose Espiritu Nolasco 
Contact Information: jfespiritu@utep.edu; 915-747-5735 
Education: MS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Ph D, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; MS, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya; BS, Instituto Tecnológico de Zacatepec

Eric Smith 
Contact Information: esmith2@utep.edu; 915-747-5205 
Education: BS; MS, University of Arizona; Ph D, University of Arizona; JD, Northwestern California University 
Research Interests: Systems Engineering, Complex Systems, Healthcare Systems

Heidi Taboada Jimenez 
Contact Information: hataboada@utep.edu; 915-747-5734 
Education: BS, Instituto Tecnológico de Zacatepec; MS, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya; MS, The State University of New Jersey; Ph D, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Tzu-Liang Tseng 
Contact Information: btseng@utep.edu; 915-747-7990 
Education: BS, Tunghai University - Taiwan; MS, University of Wisconsin - Madison; MS, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ph D, University of Iowa

Jianmei Zhang 
Contact Information: jzhang2@utep.edu; 915-747-5780 
Education: Ph D, Kansas State University; MS, Beijing University of Posts & Telecom; BS, Beijing University of Posts & Telecom

Clinical Professor

Ricardo Pineda 
Contact Information: rlpineda@utep.edu; 915-747-6971 
Education: BS, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; MS, Lehigh University; Ph D, Lehigh University 
Research Interests: Next Generation Networks & Network Centric Systems Service Systems Engineering Model Based Systems Engineering Application of Architectural Frameworks to SOS Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Systems Security Application of SOA to SOS