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New faculty join ETM program, Fall 2014

Engineering and Technology Management (ETM) has two new faculty members joining its online master’s and certificate program, starting fall 2014. Dr. Alice Squires is ETM’s new associate clinical professor from Virginia and will be teaching courses in areas related to systems engineering, technical decision analysis, and strategic and performance management. Dr. Russ Johnson is ETM’s new associate clinical professor from Colorado and his teaching emphasis will be on topics related to the theory of constraints, including lean agility, and constraints management. » More …

Engineering prof receives lifetime achievement award

James R. Holt
Holt, left, receives award in Germany.

PULLMAN, Wash. – James R. Holt, professor of engineering and technology management at Washington State University, received the lifetime achievement award at the 2013 TOCICO International Conference in Bad Nauheim, Germany.

The award goes to individuals who have a long career in demonstrating the usefulness of theory of constraints (TOC) tools and have made a significant contribution to the TOC community. TOC solves problems within a company by identifying constraints in management or operations that need to change in order to improve overall performance. » More …

New faculty join ETM program, Spring 2013

Engineering and Technology Management (ETM) has three new faculty members joining its online master’s and certificate program, starting spring 2013. Dr. Luna Magpili is ETM’s new Associate Clinical Professor from Virginia and will be teaching courses on Managing Variability and Uncertainty, and Quality Control and Reliability. The program’s two new adjunct professors are Dr. David Paulus from Arkansas, who will teach a course on Design for Product and Service Reliability; and Dr. Craig Seidelson from China will be teaching ETM’s new course on Globalization in Engineering and Technology Management. » More …

Engineering prof receives lifetime achievement award

James Holt accepts lifetime achievement award at national symposium in Utah.James Holt accepts lifetime achievement award at national symposium in Utah.

PULLMAN, Wash. – James R. Holt, professor of engineering and technology management at Washington State University, received the Robert E. Fox “The Race to Excel” Lifetime Achievement Award at the Fifth Annual Continuous Process Improvement Symposium at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.

The award is given for continual dedication and contribution to improving processes involving industries, organization, services and individuals.

Holt was recognized for numerous achievements, including his long-standing contributions as the department head of engineering and environmental management at the Air Force Institute of Technology, his impacts on international education and his support of professional students in industry around the world. » More …