Industrial Management and Technology

Industrial Management & Technology

Farzin Heidari


Associate Professor

 Education

            Doctor of Philosophy, Industrial Technology Education, August 1989 

Department of Industrial Technology Education, University of Idaho. Dissertation:  "Status Study of Technology Education in the State of Idaho".

Master of Science, Industrial Education, August 1985

             Department of Industrial Studies, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud Minnesota.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology, December 1983

Department of Industrial and Technology, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota.

 Experience

8/2015-Present: Interim Chair, Department of Industrial Management and Technology Texas A&M University at Kingsville.

8/1999-Present: Associate Professor of Industrial Technology, Texas A&M University at Kingsville.

8/1996-1999: Assistant Professor of Industrial Technology, Texas A&M University at Kingsville.

8/1990-8/1996:  Assistant Professor of Industrial Technology and Technology Education, Eastern New Mexico University.                       

Refereed Proceedings

Dakeev, U., Pecen, R., Yildiz, F., Heidari, F. & Ozen, A. (2018). “Student Spatial Orientation Improvement in Introductory CAD courses with the Integration of 3D printing and CNC technologies”. Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration, 2018, San Antonio, TX

Dakeev, U., Heidari, F. & Yildiz, F. (2017). “Augmented Reality in the Classroom: Development of a stationary bicycle with virtual environment for new learners”. ATMAE Annual Conference, 2017, Cincinnati, OH

Heidari, Dakeev, U. & Elukurthi, S (2016). “Simulation of Industrial Facility Layout Using Pro-Model Software”. ATMAE Annual Conference, 2016, Orlando, FL

Dakeev, U., Heidari, F., Kasibhatla, B. (2016). “Analysis of a Custom Constructed Wind Augmentation Device with 30 Degree Inlet Section to Improve Wind Power Generation”. IAJC/ISAM International Conference/Journal, 2016, Orlando, FL

Heidari, F (June, 2015). AC 12358: Selecting the Best Approach to Teach 3D Modeling to Technical College Engineering Students. Proceeding of American Society of Engineering Education 2015 Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Presentations

Heidari, F (November, 2017). Implementation of Advanced Technology Training for the Manufacturing Workforce. Paper presented at the association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

Heidari, F (November, 2016). Simulation of Industrial Facility layout using Pro-model Software. Paper presented at the association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

Dakeev, U. Heidari, F (November, 2016). A Comparative Study of Motivation and Learning Strategies between Public and Private High School Students in India and US. Paper presented at the association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

Heidari, F (June, 2015). Selecting the Best Approach to Teach 3D Modeling to Technical College Engineering Student. Paper presented at the American Society of Engineering Education 2015 Annual Conference.

Heidari, F (November, 2015). Implementing 3D Modeling in Packaging Industry. Paper presented at the association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

Funded Grants

Co-PI, “Javelina Engineers STEM Scholarship: Building the Pathway from Baccalaureate to Masters Degrees” was funded by National Science Foundation (NSF). S-STEM Project NSF proposal Number 1259029. ($609,025), 2013.

Co-PI, University College (PPOHA), Advanced Digital Manufacturing and Training for TAMUK graduate Students. ($45,000), 2011.

Co-PI, Building TAMUK Through 3D Printing, College of Engineering grant. ($24,000), 2011. 

Submitted Not Funded Grants

PI, “Implementation of Advanced Technology Training in South Texas” was submitted to National Science Foundation. DUE-ATE-Project NSF proposal Number 1304498. ($416,707) Fall 2012.

PI,”Implementation of Advanced Technology Training in South Texas” was submitted to National Science Foundation. DUE-ATE-Project NSF proposal Number 1204832. ($200,000) Fall 2011.

PI, An internal grant was submitted to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, titled “Manufacturing of Micro-channels for Biomedical Applications Using an EDM Process”,2011. 

Awards

Honored with inclusion in the eleventh edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2006-2007.

Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Member

Senior Certified Industrial Technologist since 1992 

ACTIVITIES

American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)

             The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

             Epsilon Pi Tau Trustee

Farzin Heidari