Samuel Huang serves as Professor of mechanical engineering and Director of Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the School of Dynamic Systems, the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He served previously as an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Toledo (1998 – 2001) and Systems Engineer at EDS/Unigraphics (1996 – 1997, now Siemens PLM Software). He received the B.S. degree in instrument engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1991 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial engineering from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex, in 1992 and 1995, respectively. Dr. Huang’s research focuses on knowledge discovery in databases and workflow and process optimization, with applications in health care delivery and manufacturing. He has published over 120 technical papers. He serves on the advisory board of International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, the Editorial Board of International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and the editorial board of Recent Patents on Computer Science. Dr. Huang received the Robert A. Dougherty Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) in 2005. He has been awarded several grants from the National Science Foundation totaling over $1 million for his research in health care delivery and manufacturing research and education.
Biography Updated on 18 April 2011