Tamuq mechanical engineering don elected SME Fellow Feb 18, 2019 0 468 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaDr Hamid R Parsaei, professor in the Mechanical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq), has been elected to the College of Fellows of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).Since 1986, the SME College of Fellows has honoured members who have made outstanding contributions to the social, technological and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession. This highly prestigious honour can only be earned through 20 years or more of dedication and service.Parsaei earned his PhD from the University of Texas at Arlington (US) and joined Tamuq faculty in 2010. At Tamuq, he has served as associate dean for academic affairs and director of academic outreach. He also holds the rank of professor at Texas A&M’s main campus in College Station, Texas. He was previously professor and chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Houston (US), and a faculty member at the University of Louisville (US). From 2001 to 2005, he was director of the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center Gulf Coast Region. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas.Parsaei’s teaching and research interests include automation and robotics, additive manufacturing, cellular manufacturing systems, modelling emergency evacuation, engineering economic decision analysis and project management. He has been author or co-author of more than 280 refereed publications in archival journals and conference proceedings. Parsaei has been principal and co-principal investigator on projects funded by the US National Science Foundation, Qatar Foundation, the US Department of Homeland Security, NIST, NIOSH and the Texas Department of Transportation, with total funding of more than $26 million.Widely known and respected in his field, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society International (IEOM). He has received several awards from IISE including the 2016 George L Smith Award for Excellence in Promotion of Industrial Engineering and the 2018 Fred C Crane Distinguished Service. SME is an association of professionals, educators and students committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry. The organisation helps manufacturers innovate, grow and prosper by promoting manufacturing technology, developing a skilled workforce and connecting the manufacturing industry. Pages 1234567 RELATED ARTICLES Education City Golf Club keen to promote the sport in Qatar: GM Feb 18, 2019 0 839 QF, Education Ministry ink deal to enhance pre-university education Feb 18, 2019 0 1549 Hammadi meets Malaysian ambassador Feb 18, 2019 0 596 Mahmoud meets US Congress officials SPEAKER of the Shura Council HE Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid al Mahmoud met on Sunday with a delegation of senior officials from the US Congress. During the meeting they discussed parliamentary relations between the Shura .. Experts tackle AI as tool for social good Ailyn Agonia DOHA The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to solve real-world developmental and humanitarian problems were tackled by experts from some of the world’s leading NGOs and UN agencies during a workshop .. Qatar Academy wins 15th edition of Botball at CMU-Q Tribune News Network Doha A team from Qatar Academy won the overall title at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q)’s annual Botball competition for high school students. The competition, which was launched by ..