Sima Parisay

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Part-Time Lecturer of Industrial and Systems Engineering


  • Doctoral Degree, Industrial Engineering, University of Southern California
  • Master's Degree, Industrial Engineering, Aston University
  • Bachelor's Degree, Industrial Engineering, Sharif University Of Technology


Dr. Parisay is a Professor Emeritus in the Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). Her teaching background includes: ( )

Introduction to Engineering Mathematics (EGR 299), Application of Statistics in Engineering (IME 301), Engineering Probability and Statistics (IME 312), Elements of Industrial Engineering Systems (IE 327/L), Engineering Economy (EGR 403), Operations Research I and II (IE 416 and IE 417), Discrete Systems Simulation (IE 429), Artificial Intelligence in Engineering (IME 499), Design of Experiments (IME 435), Advanced Methods in Operations Research (EGR 549), and Advanced Operations Planning and Control (EGR 573).

Research Summary

Engineering education, specifically best practices in teaching Simulation and Operations Research courses. Has been extensively involved in American Society for Engineering Education and has received several awards and recognitions including ASEE Outstanding Zone Campus Representative Award for Zone IV 2002-2003. She was also chosen for outstanding contribution to innovative uses of technology in support of teaching and learning by Cal Poly Pomona in 1999.

  • Daniel J Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • GER 240
  • Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center
  • 3715 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 0193

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-4893


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