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TEACHING INTERESTS

Sustainability (SUS), Human Factors & Ergonomics, Solar Energy Systems, and Statistics

 

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

ISE  220 – Introduction to Systems Engineering
SEM: (1 cr.) An exploration of the practice of systems engineering and the interrelationships between industrial, mechanical and other systems. Systems performance evaluation, improvement and planning. Ethics in the practice of engineering.

ISE | PSY  420 – Introduction to Human Factors & Ergonomics
LEC: (3 crs.) Cross-listed with (ISE), PSY 420. A study of human capabilities and their interactions with the systems where they perform their jobs to help engineers and psychologists to optimize design, improve jobs, and enhance system performance. Pre: ISE 311 (411) / MCE 411 or STA 412 or permission of instructor.

ISE  460 – Product Design for Environment
LEC: (3 crs.) Principles and practices of designing more environmentally beneficial products. Environmental effects. Life cycle analysis, recycling and remanufacturing. Design for disassembly and environment. Group projects on product and process design using LCA and DFE analysis tools. Pre: ISE 240, CHE 333 or 437.

ISE | SUS  461G - Solar Energy Systems
LEC: (3 crs.) Cross-listed as (ISE), SUS 461G. The study of renewables via solar energy systems. Methods, economic criteria, and background for assessing the systems of solar energy conversion technologies both in local and international settings. Pre: (junior standing, PHY 204, and MTH 142), or permission of Instructor.

 

GRADUATE COURSES

ISE | PSY  520 – Human Factors & Ergonomics
LEC: (3 crs.) Cross-listed with (ISE), PSY 520. A study of human capabilities, mental and physical, and their interactions within the systems where they perform their jobs to help optimize design, improve jobs, and enhance system performance. Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. Not open for students with prior ISE | PSY 420.

ISE | PSY  521 – Human Systems Engineering
LEC: (3 crs.) Cross-listed with (ISE), PSY 521. A study of human capabilities via mental processing and decision making models where students will learn to develop, use, and validate models of human cognitive performance for individuals and teams. Pre: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

ISE | SUS  565x – Systems & Sustainability
LEC: (3 crs.) Cross-listed as (ISE), SUS 565x. Explore the complexity and holistic nature of systems thinking as a foray into sustainability. Ongoing research trends and literature in both topics will be discussed in parallel with current events. Pre: ISE 533 and ISE 555.


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