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S Cem Karacal, Ph.D. Dr. Karacal


3053 Engineering Building

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

School of Engineering

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL 62026-1805

Voice: 618-650-2435

Fax: 618-650-2555



  • PhD Industrial Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1991
  • MS Industrial Engineering Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1986
  • BS Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1982

Areas of Expertise:

Operations Research and Optimization

  • Mathematical Modeling and Optimization
  • Multi-criteria, Multi-Objective Optimization

Quality Assurance

  • Statistical Process Control
  • Process Optimization
  • Acceptance Sampling

Computer Simulation Modeling and Analysis

  • Object Oriented Modeling
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications in Simulation
  • Modeling Methodologies
  • Web Based Manufacturing System Simulation

Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems

  • Process Scheduling
  • Distributed Manufacturing Database
  • Web Based Order Tracking

Experience and Background:

Dr. Karacal has experience in industry, academia and consulting. Before joining SIUE, he worked at the Rochester Institute of Technology as a faculty member and Computer Integrated Manufacturing System as a project coordinator for RIT's integrated circuit factory.

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