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F. Stan Settles

F. Stan Settles
Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Phone: (213) 740-0263
 
Education
 
Dr. Settles received his B.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering and Production Technology from LeTourneau University in 1962. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University in 1967 and 1969, respectively.
 
Experience
 
Dr. Settles is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He is a past president of Institute of Industrial Engineering and Fellow of IIE, INFORMS and INCOSE. Dr. Settles was the Chair for the Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design and Committee Member for Engineering and Physical Sciences of the National Academy. He was also Chair of the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads. He had a 30-year career with Allied Signal Aerospace Company, and served at the National Science Funadtion and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
 
Research Interests
  • Systems thinking in motorsports
  • Engineering management.
  • Integrated manufacturing and design.
  • Quality management.
  • Manufacturing for biomedical/biotechnical applications.

Recent Publications
  • Cureton, Kenneth, A. Madni, F. Settles, Teaching Net-Centric Systems Architecting, IEEE SMC Conference, Hawaii, October 11, 2005.
  • Systems Engineering, Can it be Taught, Raytheon Conference, Waltham, MA April, 2005.
  • Grant, F. H., T. Hartman, S. Settles, Survey of issues in Biomanufacturing Research, IIE Transactions, 2003
  • "A Career as an IE," Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, October, 2001.
  • "Report of the Standing Committee on the PNGV" (with others), November, 2001.
  • Grant, F. H., T. Hartman, S. Settles, Survey of issues in Biomanufacturing Research, IIE Transactions, 2003 (accepted)
  • SME Education Foundation: Engineering Case Studies, Editor, 280 pp., 2000.