Dr. Cem Karacal is a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Dean of the School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He obtained his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State University in 1991 and 1986, respectively. His received his B.Sc. degree from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey in 1982. He has experience in industry and academia. His main research and teaching interest areas are simulation modeling, quality control, operations research, and facilities layout. Before joining to SIUE he worked at Rochester Institute of Technology as a faculty member and Computer Integrated Manufacturing System project coordinator for RIT's integrated circuit factory. He is a senior member of IIE and SME, and a member of ASEE, Alpha Pi Mu and Tau Beta Pi.
Dr. Hasan Sevim obtained his B.S. degree in mining engineering in 1974 from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1978 and 1984, respectively, from Columbia University, New York. In 1984, he joined the College of Engineering at Southern Illinois University (SIU), Carbondale as an assistant professor in the Department of Mining Engineering. He served as the Associate Dean of the College of Engineering from 1998 to 2006. He was appointed Dean of the School of Engineering at SIU Edwardsville in August 2006. He retired in 2016.
Until 2000, most of Dr. Sevim’s publications were in mine systems optimization and open pit mine production planning. After 2000, in parallel with his administrative appointments, he mostly published in the area of engineering education.
Are you a researcher? Would you like to cite this paper? Visit the ASEE document repository at peer.asee.org for more tools and easy citations.