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Our Team

Dr. Jesus A. Jimenez, Director

Director

Dr. Jimenez is a Professor of Industrial Engineering in the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State University. His research interests are in digital twins and industry 4.0, modeling and analysis of manufacturing systems, and data analytics & simulation.

Dr. Francis A. Méndez

Dr. Méndez Mediavilla is a Full Professor in the McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University. His research interests include Statistical Methodology, Applied Statistical Methods to Data Analysis, Information Technology and Management Science.

Dr. Rachel Koldenhoven Rolfe

Dr. Rolfe is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education in the Department of Health and Human Performance. Her research interests include Biomechanical Assessments using Motion Capture Technology and Wearable Sensors.

Dr. Semih Aslan

Dr. Aslan is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Texas State University. He is the founding director of the System Modeling and Renewable Technology (SMART) Lab. His research interests include Renewable Energy, Sensor Modeling, Signal Conditioning, Embedded Systems, and Hardware Optimization.

Dr. Jun Woo Kim

Dr. Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at Dong-A University, South Korea. His research interests include Combinatorial Optimization, Meta Heuristic, Scheduling, Production and Operations Management, Smart Factory, Data Mining, and 3D Factory Simulation.

Dr. George Koutitas

Dr. Koutitas is an Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State University. His research interests include Augmented Reality (AR), Internet of Things (IoT) and Wireless Networks.

Dr. Damian Valles

Dr. Valles is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State University. His research interests include Deep Learning Models for Classification, Forecasting, and Optimization,

Dr. David Wierschem

Dr. Wierschem is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems in the McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University. His research interests include Data Warehousing, IT Employment, and Motion Capture for Manufacturing Applications.