Dr. Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng is Associate Professor of Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering at University of Taxes at El Paso. He received his M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1995 and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iowa, Iowa City in 1999. Dr. Tseng delivered research results to many refereed journals such as IEEE Transactions, IIE Transaction, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Manufacturing Systems and International Journal of Management Science, OMEGA and others (over 100 refereed publications). He has been serving as a principle investigator of several research projects funded by NSF, NASA, DoEd, and KSEF. He is currently serving as an editor of Journal of Computer Standards & Interfaces.
Dr. Rong Pan is Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University in 2002. His research interests include failure time data analysis, design of experiments, multivariate statistical quality control, time series analysis and control. He is a senior member of ASQ and a member of SRE, IIE, and INFORMS.
I am the Online Masters Program Advisor for the College of Education, University of Texas at El Paso. My educational background is in instructional technology and social studies. My doctorate is in Instructional Technology from the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin. My other degrees include a bachelor’s in history, two Master’s degrees (one in the Masters of Arts of Teaching social studies, a second in cultural anthropology).
I have built three online graduate programs for the College of Education. As a result, I have received recognition from my peers in distance learning: The Texas Distance Learning Association gave me the Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation in Distance Learning by an Individual, March 2010; The Innovations in Online Learning Conference gave me an award for being an Outstanding Visionary in the field of Distance Education, May, 2009.