Industrial Technology




Manufacturing Engineering and Industrial Technology Faculty

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Dr. Mahmoud A. Abdallah
Program Coordinator and Professor of Manufacturing
Jenkins 114B
(937) 376-6196  •  Fax: (937) 376-6679
Education: PhD in Systems Engineering, University of Toledo, 1986
Interests: Image and signal processing, space-time adaptive processing (STAP), Multiscale image compression, pattern recognition, machine learning, artificial intelligence and expert system applications in diagnostic systems, multi joint manipulators design and control, and embedded systems




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Dr. Abayomi J. Ajayi-Majebi
Professor of Manufacturing Engineering
Jenkins Hall 114 A
(937) 376-6181  •  Fax: (937) 376-6679
Education: PhD in Civil Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1983
Interests: Materials Research, Additive Manufacturing, Superalloy Metallic Protective Coating Research, Smart Materials and Structures, Nano-Composite Materials Studies, Reliability Growth Modeling, Probabilistic Design Optimization, Reliability Engineering, Quality Engineering, Engineering Materials Applications and Processes Modeling, Engineering Statistics and Data Analysis, Manufacturing Systems Operations and Analysis, Non-Destructive Evaluation and Testing, Structural and Dynamic Analysis of Systems, Finite Element Analysis, Rapid Sequential Optimization, Economic Evaluations of Engineering Systems, Computer Simulation & Virtual Reality Modeling of Systems, Structural Vibration Modeling and Analysis, Thermal Engineering Studies, Voice Applications In Manufacturing, Artificial Neural Networks




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Dr. Saleh Almestiri
Assistant Professor of Manufacturing Engineering
Jenkins Hall 114 E
(937) 376-6401  •  Fax: (937) 376-6679
Education: PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2018
Interests: Additive Manufacturing, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Applying Machine, Design to Efficient Energy Storage, Machine Design and Kinematic Synthesis of Automation Devices, Solar and Renewable Energy, Solar Tracking Devices




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Dr. Morris Girgis
Professor of Manufacturing Engineering
Jenkins Hall 114 C
(937) 376-6309  •  Fax: (937) 376-6679
Education: PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Hannover University, West Germany, 1983
Interests: CAD/CAM/CAE, Heat Pipe development research, design of mechanical engineering systems using FEA, Innovations in Engineering Education, Strategies for enhancing teaching and learning in STEM disciplines




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Dr. Augustus Morris, Jr.
Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering
Jenkins Hall Room 114D
(937) 376-6177  •  Fax: (937) 376-6679
Education: PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Wright State University, 1988
Interests: Scientific Ballooning, Haptic Interfaces, Telepresence, and Robotics




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Dr. Alessandro Rengan
Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering
Jenkins hall, Room 114G
(937) 376-6429  •  Fax: (937) 376-6679
Education: PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1992
Interests: Polymer Matrix Composites, Ceramic Matrix Composites, Mechanical Properties Testing, Surface Analytical Techniques