• Professor, Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution,
  • Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Technology
Sheng-Jen "Tony" Hsieh

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University – 1995
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, St. Mary's University – 1989
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, National Taipei Institute of Technology – 1982

Research Interests

    • Automation and Robotics
    • Infrared Imaging
    • Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation 
    • Cyber Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
    • Smart System Design
    • Design of Technology for Engineering Education
    • Engineering Education
    • Cognitive Task Analysis

Awards & Honors

  • Honorary International Chair Professor, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, 2015-18
  • Certificate of Appreciation, 2016. For service as reviewer for SPIE Journal of Optical Engineering
  • William and Montine P. Head Fellow, Texas A&M University Engineering Program, 2014-15.
  • Faculty Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service Award. Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M University, 2014
  • Outstanding Reviewer. Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence, for contributions as a reviewer for International Journal of Assembly Automation in 2012.
  • Halliburton Foundation Professorship, Texas A&M University Engineering Program, 2010-2011.
  • Honorary Guest Faculty Member, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009.
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2003-2008.
  • SPIE Senior Member, 2011-present.
  • Halliburton Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University Engineering Program, 2005-2006
  • ASEE Annual Conference Best Paper Award, PIC I, 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Portland, OR (http://www.asee.org/conferences/annual/2005/AwardWinners.cfm)
  • Texas A&M University Association of Former Students' College Level Teaching Award, 2004
  • Assessing Technology in Teaching Award, Office of Distance Education, Texas A&M University, 2004
  • National Research Council Summer Faculty Research Fellowship
  • Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Summer, 2004
  • Air Force Research Laboratory Human Effectiveness Directorate, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Summer, 2003.
  • Army Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, Fort Rucker, AL, Summers, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research Summer Faculty Fellowship, San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB, TX, Summer, 1998

Selected Publications

  • Castillo*, E., Hsieh, S. and Wang, Y., "Miniaturized Automated Color Sorting System using Programmable Logic Control and Web-based Server," International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887), Volume 143 – No.2, pp. 12-20, June 2016.
  • Shum*, A., Wang, Y., and Hsieh, S., “Design, Build and Remote Control of a Miniature Automated Robotic Sorting System,” International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887), Volume 141 – No.3, pp. 12- 17, May 2016.
  • Wang, C. Y., Chen, S. H., Tsai, P. H., *Chiou, C. H., & Hsieh, S. J. (2016). The fabrication and thermal properties of bismuth–aluminum oxide nanothermometers. Nanotechnology, 2016, 28(4), 045705.
  • *Chiou, C.-H., and Hsieh, S.-J. “Empirical study and prediction of liquids retention on structured polymer surfaces,” Surface and Interface Analysis, March 2016, 48 (3), pp. 146–163.
  • *Wang, H., Hsieh, S., *Zhou, X., *Peng, B., and *Singh, B. Active thermography for pin-hole defects detection of Anti-reflective coating with k-mean clustering method. NDT & E International, December 2015, Volume 76, pp. 66-72.