• Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Affiliated Professor, Multidisciplinary Engineering
  • Interim Director, College of Engineering Accreditation and Assessment
Hamid R. Parsaei

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, Western Michigan University
  • B.S., National University of Iran

Research Interests

    • Design and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Economic Decision Making

Certifications & Memberships

  • Professional Engineer (PE)

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
  • Fellow, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education
  • Fellow, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society International
  • 2018 IISE Fred C. Crane Distinguished Service Award
  • 2016 IISE George L. Smith International Award
  • 2015 Inductee, Academy of Distinguished Alumni, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Life Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • 2007 Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Houston
  • 2006 IISE UPS Excellence Award for Innovative Development of Programs Directed to Advancement of Women, Minorities, or People with Disabilities within Field of Industrial Engineering
  • 1993 IISE Wellington Award Recipient for Outstanding Contributions to Field of Engineering Economics - The Wellington Award is limited to individuals that have made significant and original contributions to the field of engineering economy.
  • Eminent Engineer Inductee, Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society

Selected Publications

  • Reconfigurable Manufacturing Enterprises for Industry 4.0, Ibrahim Hasan Garbie and Hamid R. Parsaei, CRC Press, 2021
  • Development of Remote Laboratory for Engineering Education, W. Wang, Q. Lan, X. Chen, G. Song, and H.R. Parsaei, CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, April 2020.
  • Global Advances in Engineering Education, J. P. Mohsen, M. Y. Ismail, H. R. Parsaei, W. Karwowski (editors), CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, May 2019.
  • Lim, G., J. Cho, S. Bora, T. Biobaku, J. Cho, and H. R. Parsaei, “Models and Computational Algorithms for Maritime Risk Analysis: A review,” Annals of Operations Research, (ANOR=-D-15-00551R1, forthcoming).
  • Wang, N., X. Chen, Q. Lang, G. Song, and H. R. Parsaei, “A Novel Wiki-Based Remote Laboratory Platform for Engineering Education,” IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 331-341, doi:10.1109/TLT.2016.2593461, 2017.
  • Akladios, M. G. Lim, and H.R. Parsaei, “How Does Effectiveness of Student Learning Differ: a Comparison between Online vs. Face-to-Face formats,” International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, 2016.
  • Biobaku, T., G. Lim, S. Bora, J. Cho, and H. R. Parsaei, “An optimal sonar placement approach for detecting underwater threats under budget limitations,” published online first, Journal of Transportation Security, DOI: DOI 10.1007/s12198-015-0164-8 November 2015.
  • Biobaku, T., G. Lim, S. Bora, J. Cho, H. Parsaei, “Literature Survey on Underwater Threat Detection,” Transactions on Maritime Science, 4(1), pp 14-22, April 2015.
  • Wang, N., X. Chen, G. Song, and H. R. Parsaei, “Using Node-HTTP-Proxy for Remote Experiment Data Transmission Traversing Firewall,” International Journal of Online Engineering, Vol. 11, No.2, 60-67, 2015.
  • Wang, N., X. Chen, G. Song, and H. R. Parsaei, “An Experiment Scheduler and Federated Authentication Solution for Remote Laboratory Access,” International Journal of Online Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 3, 20-26, 2015.