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Dr. Patrick Thomas



  • D.Engr., Engineering Management, Southern Methodist University, 1995
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1987
  • M.B.A., Operations Management, University of Minnesota, 1985
  • B.S., Business Management, Moorhead State University, 1982

Research Interests:

  • Industrial Engineering Senior Design - Mentoring students for a career in industry
  • Manufacturing Facilities Planning & Design
  • Productivity Optimization through Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)