M. Affan Badar

Indiana State University, USA


M. Affan Badar has served as a Faculty Member at Indiana State University (ISU), Terre Haute, Ind, USA, since August 2002. He works as a Professor and Chair of the Applied Engineering and Technology Management Department. He received his Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla, USA, in 2002; M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in 1993; and M.S. degree in industrial engineering in 1990 and B.S. degree (honors) in mechanical engineering in 1988 from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. At ISU, Dr. Badar teaches in the programs of B.S. degree in mechanical engineering technology (MET) and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in technology management. He served as a BSMET coordinator since 2007 through 2010. He also taught as an Associate Faculty during 2006–2009 in mechanical engineering at Purdue School of Engineering and Technology (IUPUI). Prior to joining ISU, Badar had taught at the University of Oklahoma as a Ph.D. Candidate in industrial engineering and at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals as a Lecturer in mechanical engineering and had worked in US industry as a Mechanical Design Engineer and Manufacturing Engineering Intern. Dr. Badar is an ABET Program Evaluator. He is an Editor of ACEEE International Journal on Recent Trends in Engineering & Technology and is also serving on the editorial boards of other journals. He is a Member of ASME, IIE, SME, and ATMAE. He also serves as the Vice President of the ATMAE Manufacturing Division and worked as the Director of the IIE Engineering Economy Division during 2005–2007. Dr. Badar has published more than 35 articles in refereed journals and proceedings in the areas of coordinate metrology, lean manufacturing, health care, energy system design, stochastic modeling, reliability, and supply chain cost analysis. He has received funding from National Science Foundation, Small Business Administration, ISU (Lilly Foundation), NATO, Union Hospital, Columbia House, Tredegar Film Products, and so forth.

Biography Updated on 2 September 2013

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