Dr. Julian L. Davis is an Assistant Professor of Engineering at the University of Southern Indiana (USI) and holds his Ph.D from Virginia Tech in Engineering Mechanics. He began teaching mechanics courses in 2007 and has continued every year since his appointment at USI in 2010. His area of research is biomechanics and before his appointment at USI he served as a post-doctoral researcher at University of Massachusetts where he taught System Dynamics.
Tom McDonald is an Assistant Professor in the Engineering Department at the University of Southern Indiana. Prior to joining USI he taught for six years in the School of Technology at Eastern Illinois University. He earned his BSIE and MSIE degrees in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University and his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.
His research and teaching interests primarily include lean manufacturing, discrete event simulation and modeling, and engineering economy. Tom has been involved in lean manufacturing and modeling of production lines since 1999 and has worked with private organizations such as Danaher/Kollmorgen and AT&T.
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