Systems Engineering

SYS ENG 5000 Special Problems (IND 1.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of instructor required.

SYS ENG 5001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0 and LAB 0.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

SYS ENG 5040 Oral Examination (IND 0.0)

After completion of all other program requirements, oral examination for on-campus MS/PhD students may be processed during intersession. Off-campus MS students must be enrolled in oral examination and must have paid an oral examination fee at the time of the defense/comphrehensive exam (oral/written). All other students must enroll for credit commensurate with uses made of facilities and/or faculties. In no case shall this be for less than three (3) semester hours for resident students.

SYS ENG 5099 Research (IND 1.0-15)

Investigations of an advanced nature leading to the preparation of a thesis or dissertation. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

SYS ENG 5101 System Engineering and Analysis (LEC 3.0)

The concepts of Systems Engineering are introduced through a project. Students work in virtual teams. The topics covered are architecture development, basic system architectural design techniques, functional decomposition, design and technical review objectives, and initial specifications. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.

SYS ENG 5211 Computational Intelligence (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to Computational Intelligence (CI), Biological and Artificial Neuron, Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computing, Swarm Intelligence, Artificial Immune Systems, Fuzzy Systems, and Hybrid Systems. CI application case studies covered include digital systems, control, power systems, forecasting, and time-series predictions. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. (Co-listed with Elec Eng 5310 and Comp Eng 5310).

SYS ENG 5212 Introduction to Neural Networks and Applications (LEC 3.0)

The course provides an introduction to basic neural network architectures and their applications. Students learn to construct neural networks and train them to solve engineering problems, specifically pattern recognition and function approximation. Mathematical analysis of network architectures, training algorithms and practical applications of neural nets. Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. (Co-listed with Elec Eng 5370).

SYS ENG 5323 Wireless Networks (LEC 2.0 and LAB 1.0)

Introduction to wireless communications and networking. Topics include transmission fundamentals, wireless channel, coding techniques and error control, satellite and cellular networks, cordless systems, mobile IP and management, multiple access techniques and wireless protocols, wireless LAN, IEEE 802.11, and adhoc and sensor networks. Prerequisites: Hardware competency, Elec Eng 3420 or Comp Eng 3150 and graduate standing. (Co-listed with Comp Eng 5430 and Elec Eng 5430).

Venkat Allada, Professor
PHD University of Cincinnati
Sustainable produce development, product platform design, mass customization, product innovation, lean manufacturing, intelligent manufacturing systems, process planning supply chain management, systems engineering process and design.

K Chandrashekhara, Curators Professor
PHD Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Structures and Composite Materials

Steven M. Corns, Associate Professor
PHD Iowa State University
Systems Engineering Research Focus Area: computational intelligence, modeling and simulation, risk modeling and assessment.

Elizabeth Anne Fargher Cudney, Associate Professor
PHD Missouri S&T
Quality, Six Sigma, Robust Engineering, and Lean Enterprise.

Cihan H Dagli, Professor
PHD University of Birmingham, UK
Systems Architecting and Engineering, Complex Adaptive Systems, Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Evolutionary Programming, Nesting Problems. INCOSE Fellow, IIE Fellow

David Enke, Professor
PHD University of Missouri-Rolla
Investments, Derivatives, Options and Futures, Financial Forecasting, Trading Strategies, Hedge Funds, Endowment Investing, Financial Risk Management, Engineering Economy, Computational Finance, Computational Intelligence, Neural Networks.

Abhijit Gosavi, Associate Professor
PHD University of South Florida
Lean manufacturing, supply chain management, revenue management, simulation-optimization.

Katie Grantham, Associate Professor
PHD University of Missouri-Rolla

Ivan Guardiola, Associate Professor
PHD Texas Tech University
Simulation and modeling, risk modeling and assessment, systems engineering processes and design, network centric systems, wireless communications networks, stochastic and probability modeling, operations research, birth-death process modeling, speaker recognition and identification systems (pattern recognition), and rare event probability modeling.

Sheryl Hodges, Assistant Teaching Professor
DEng Louisiana Tech Univeristy

Dincer Konur, Assistant Professor
PHD University of Florida
Operations research, games theory, mathematical modeling, linear and non-linear optimization, supply chain management, logistics, transportation.

Suzanna K. Long, Professor
PHD University of Missouri-Rolla
Strategic management, change management, business logistics and marketing.

Robert Marley, Professor
PhD Wichita State University
Human System Integration, Ergonomics

Susan L Murray, Professor1
PHD Texas A&M University
Industrial engineering, human systems integration, human factors, and safety.

Louis Pape II, Assistant Adjunct Professor
PHD Missouri University of Science and Technology
The Boeing Company, Associate Technical Fellow

Ruwen Qin, Associate Professor
PHD Pennsylvania State University
Real options, financial engineering, and manufacturing and service operations.

Stephen A Raper, Associate Professor
PHD University of Missouri-Rolla
Packaging engineering, operations, productivity, total quality management, packaging systems design, environmental aspects of packaging and statistical process control.

Jagannathan Sarangapani, Professor
PHD University of Texas-Arlington
Adaptive Control, Wireless Networks

Joan Barker Schuman, Assistant Teaching Professor
PHD University of Southern Mississippi
Project Management and Engineering Economics.

David G Spurlock, Lecturer
PHD University of Illinois Urbana
General Management

Zeyi Sun, Assistant Professor
PHD University of Illinois at Chicago
Energy efficiency management of manufacturing systems, electricity demand response of manufacturing systems, system modeling of cellulosic biofuel manufacturing, energy modeling and control in additive manufacturing, intelligent maintenance of manufacturing systems.

Donald C Wunsch II, Professor1
PHD University of Washington
Adaptive critic designs, neural networks, fuzzy systems, surety, nonlinear adaptive control, intelligent agents, applications.

Gonca Yildirim, Adjunt Professor
PHD University of Florida
Cankaya University, Ankara, Turkey

Superscripts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in the faculty listing refer to the following common footnotes:
1 Registered Professional Engineer
2 Registered Geologist
3 Certified Health Physicist
4 Registered Architect
5 Board Certified, American Academy of Environmental Engineers
6 LEED AP Certified