S. Cem Karacal, Ph.D.

Professor and Dean

Industrial Engineering

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
Box 1805, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026

Voice: (618) 650-2435
Fax: (618) 650-2555

E-mail: skaraca@siue.edu
Web: http://www.siue.edu/~skaraca/

Biography
           Dr. Cem Karacal is a  Professor of Industrial Engineering and Associate Dean of the School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He has experience in industry and academia. His main research and teaching interest areas are simulation modeling, quality control, operations research, and facilities layout. Before joining to SIUE he worked at Rochester Institute of Technology as a faculty member and Computer Integrated Manufacturing System project coordinator for RIT's integrated circuit factory. He is the faculty advisor for SIUE chapters of IIEand Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. He is a senior member of IIE and SME, and a member of ASEE, Alpha Pi Mu and Tau Beta Pi.
Degrees Held
  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1991
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1986
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1982
Areas of Expertise
  • Operations Research and Optimization
  • Quality Assurance
  • Computer Simulation Modeling and Analysis
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems
Courses
  • IE 106 Engineering Problem Solving
  • IE 365 Quantitative Methods in Industrial Engineering
  • IE 415 Operations Research, Deterministic Models
  • IE 465 Design and Control of Quality Systems
  • IE 484 Facilities Analysis and Design