Manufacturing

The Lamar IE department teaches students modern manufacturing.  Courses in the area include:

  • INEN 5345 - Comp Integrated Manufacturing
  • INEN 5396 - Automated System Engineering
  • INEN 5339 - Material Science & Mfg Process
  • INEN 5375 - Simulation
  • INEN 5345 - Production and Inventory Control
  • INEN 5382 - Enterprise Bus Intelligence (Data Mining)
  • INEN 5394 - Database
  • 4 Course SAP Sequence (MISY 5340 ERP Overview, MISY 5350 ERP E-Commerce, MISY 5360 Business Intelligence, MGMT 5370 Supply Chain Management)
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering courses

The department has several labs that support manufacturing research:

Recent thesis and dissertation topics in this area include:

  • Investigation on intercalation behavior of B-C-N compound for multivalent-Ions
  • Development of a prototype prosthetic hand
  • Modification of surface topography in the application of biofouling of medical implants using picosecond laserTool wear and tool life in micro-endmill under dry and mql conditions
  • Modification of surface topography in the application of biofouling of medical implants using picosecond laser
  • Modification of surface topography in the application of biofouling Of ship hull using picosecond laser
  • Finite element analysis and multi-objective optimization of microgrinding
  • Effect of minimum quantity lubrication on surface roughness in micromilling
  • Quantitative justification and illustration of quick response manufacturing principle
  • Standardization and flexible work cells for high variety, low volume manufacturing
  • Developing a real time online scheduling system for a manufacturing service company
  • Refinery production planning considering nervousness
  • A heuristic algorithm for scheduling hazardous waste incinerators
  • Efficient scheduling for energy saving for food processing industry - a case for an ice cream processing facility