Brett Peters

Brett Peters
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, United States of America
Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science

Current Position:
Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science
Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Current International Activities:
GEDC Member

National / Regional / Global Interests:
ASEE, Industrial Engineering Education, College-Industry Council on Material Handling Education
International Council on Systems Engineering,
Institute of Industrial Engineers

Academic Leadership Experience:
Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science, 2012 - Present
Department Head, Texas A & M University, 2002-2011
Associate Consultant, SysteCon, A. Coopers & Lybrand Division, Atlanta, GA

Areas of Research:
Facilities Logistics, Planning, and Design; Material Handling Systems Design; Modeling, Design, Analysis, Operation,
and Control of Manufacturing and Warehousing Systems; Sustainability Issues in Manufacturing and Facility Logistics Design,
Analysis, and Planning of Flexible Assembly Systems

Selected Published Articles and Works:
Keserla, A. and B. A. Peters, "Analysis of Dual Shuttle Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems," Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 13, No. 6,
1994, pp. 424-434
Wysk, R. A., B.A. Peters, and J. S. Smith, "A Formal Process Planning Schema for Shop Floor Control," Engineering Design and Automation,
Vol. 1, No. 1, 1995, pp. 3-19.
Leon, V. J. and B. A. Peters, "Replanning and Analysis of Partial Setup Strategies in Printed Circuit Board Assembly Systems," International Journal
of Flexible Manufacturing Systems
, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1996, pp. 389-412.
Peters, B. A. , J. S. Smith, and S. Venkatesh, "A Control Classification of Automated Guided Vehicle Systems," International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1996, pp. 29-39.
Peters, B. A. and T. Yang, "Integrated Facility Layout and Material Handling System Design in Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1997, pp. 360-369.

Awards and Accomplishments:
Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2010
Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni, College of Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2005
Inducted into Arkansas Academy of Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2005
Research Initiation Awardee, National Science Foundation, 1993
Senior Honor Citation for Top Male graduate, University of Arkansas, 1987
President's Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987-1991
Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2001

Ph.D. - Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1992
M.S.I.E - Georgia Institute of Technology, 1988
B.S.I.E. – University of Arkansas, 1987


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