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Joe Stainback
Ph.D. Graduate, 2010
Dissertation title: A New Lean Model: Improving Race Team Performance Through Team-Driver Communication Efficacy
Employer: Y-12 National Security Complex

Karthik Subburaman
M.S. Graduate, 2010
Thesis title: A Modified FMEA Approach to Enhance Reliability of Lean Systems
Recipient of Outstanding Masters Student Award, I & IE 2009
Employer: Johnsons & Johnsons

Yanzhen Li
Ph.D. Graduate, 2009
Dissertation title: Developing a Bayesian Network Risk Model to Enhance Lean Six Sigma
M.S.Graduate, 2006
Dissertation title: Developing Asset Maintenance Evaluation System
Employer: H&V Collision Center
Recipient of Third Place Paper Award in the National Lean Student Technical Competition, IERC 2007
Recipient of Outstanding Graduate Student Award, I& IE, 2006

James Perdue
M.S.  Graduate, 2009

Ashutosh Hengle
M.S.  Graduate, 2009
Thesis title: A Methodology to Assess and Manage Material and Machine Tool Risks for a Manufacturer
Employer: Manufacturing Engineer, Baker Hughes

Joseph Amalesh
M.S. Graduate, 2009
Thesis title: Enterprise Level Maintenance Strategy Selection: An Empirical Model
Employer: Data Analyst, A.T. Kearney

Mike Eason
M.S. Graduate, 2009

Robert Keyser
Ph.D. Graduate, 2008
Dissertation title: Reliability in Lean System
Employer: Knoxville Corrugated Box Co.

Sirisha Saripalli
Ph.D. Graduate, 2008
Dissertation title: Demand Estimation at Manufacturer - Retailer Duo A Macro-Micro Approach
Employer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Christian Sonntag
M.S. Graduate, 2008
Project title: Sustainability of Lean via Reliability: A Managerial Guideline
Employer: Assistant of Managing Director, Haupt Pharma Wolfratshausen GmbH
Recipient of Fullbright Scholarship

Yahia A. El-Zine  
M.S. Graduate, 2007
Thesis title: E-Lean Implementation in the Office Environment
Currently working for Ph.D.

Naveed Ahmed
M.S. Graduate, 2007
Thesis title: Demand Forecasting Model for Emergent Manufacturing
Employer: Manufacturing Engineer, Gulfstream
Recipient of Third Place Paper Award in the National Lean Student Technical Competition, IERC 2007

Zeid-El-Akkad
M.S. Graduate, 2007
Thesis title: The Impact of Organizational Attributes on Project Performance as Measured by On-Time Delivery and Budget
Employer: Exxon Mobil
Recipient of Third Place Paper Award in the National Lean Student Technical Competition, IERC 2007

Danny Paulose
M.S. Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Pasquale Steven Ferrari
MSMBA Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Karen Rebecca Genung
MSMBA Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Daniel Wayne Miller
MSMBA Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Kimberly Denise Williams
MSMBA Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Aaron N. Hedlund
MSMBA Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Brent Travis Wright
MSMBA Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Naim Nezhad
MSMBA Graduate, 2007
Project: Lean Product Development

Soundararajan Kannan
M.S. Graduate, 2006
Thesis title: Developing a Model to Evaluate Maintenance Operations
Recipient of Third Place Paper Award in the National Lean Student Technical Competition, IERC 2007

Ammar Mohammad Aamer
Ph.D. Graduate, 2005
Dissertation title: Suppliers Evaluation and Selection: A Comprehensive Model to Minimize  the Risk Associated with Quality and Delivery

Abhishek Padiyar
M.S. Graduate, 2005
Thesis title: Developing an Information System to Integrate a Manufacturing Firm and its Supplier Base
Employer: Lean Industrial Engineer, Whirlpool Corporation
 
Karauppuchamy Ramasamy
M.S. Graduate, 2005
Thesis title: A Comparative Analysis of Management Accounting Systems on Lean Implementation

Amanda Rhiana Hicks
MSMBA Graduate, 2005
Project: Lean Product Development

Jason R. North
M.S. Graduate, 2004
Thesis title: Developing a Lean Based Model for a Hospital Pharmacy Environment

Parshant M. Hulloli
M.S. Graduate, 2004

John Patrick Poling
M.S. Graduate, 2004

Eric Kent Gunther
M.S. Graduate, 2004

Maziar Arzanpouli
M.S. Graduate, 2004

Pamuk Teparakul
M.S. Graduate, 2004
Thesis title: Development of a Methodology to Evaluate Environmental Implications of Lean Implementation

Vasanth Murthi
M.S. Graduate, 2003
Thesis title: A Simulation Based Approach for Determining Maintenance Strategies

Panagiotis Martinas
M.S. Graduate, 2003
Thesis title:A Hybrid Method for Selecting Scheduling Schemes in a Manufacturing Environment

Quoctnon Ngyen Bui
M.S. Graduate, 2000

Ammar Aamer
M.S. Graduate, 1999
Thesis title: A Study of the Reduction of Simulation Modeling Development Time

Santiago Amado
M.S. Graduate, 1999

Bryan Strother
M.S. Graduate, 1999

Yatesh Midha
M.S. Graduate, 1999

Keith Simon
M.S. Graduate, 1999

Kasey Strother
M.S. Graduate, 1999

Millicent Bell
M.S. Graduate, 1999

Frank Willis
M.S. Graduate, 1998

Chad Toney
M.S. Graduate, 1998
Thesis title: Analysis of the Floating Bottleneck in Pull Production Systems

Mark Upton
M.S. Graduate, 1998

Sittichai Lertwattanarak
M.S. Graduate, 1997

Christopher Kilgore
M.S. Graduate, 1996

Chanachi Chutimavorphand
M.S. Graduate, 1996

Doug Thomasson
M.S. Graduate, 1995

Nayef Alteneh
M.S. Graduate, 1994
Thesis title: Contribution of Celluar Manufacturing Design to the Reduction of Production Lead Time Utilizing Simulation Modeling

Charles Rinker
M.S. Graduate, 1994

Sung-Ho Son
M.S. Graduate, 1993
Thesis title: Fuzzy Design Procedure for Single Attribute Sampling Plan : Decision-Making in a Fuzzy Environment