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Biography

A dynamic experienced professor, researcher, and trainer with a strong record of achievements in the fields of quality engineering, modeling and simulation, and supply chain management. Rigid problem-solving capability across different fields in a very systematic manner. Have more than twelve years of experience in academia-industry bridging projects. Have raised several research funds during the last ten years from different supporting funds. Have participated in two EU-Tempus projects for developing master programs in various engineering fields. Have led the development of the engineering management master program at the German Jordanian University (GJU). Is serving/have served in various administrative positions including dean of school of applied technical sciences (SATS)-GJU,  vice-dean of SATS, head of industrial engineering department-GJU, head of maintenance engineering and management department-GJU, 6-years elected member of mechanical engineering assembly board-Jordanian Engineers Association, chair of scientific committee-Seventh Jordanian International Mechanical Engineering Conference (JIMEC2010), chair of the First International Conference on Industrial, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering (ISME’14), and chair of the second  International Conference on Industrial, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering (ISME’19). Published more than 40 publications in international journals and conferences and served as a referee for several national and international conferences, journals, publishers, and funds.  

Educational Background

Industrial Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
Industrial Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Mechanical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Research Interests
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Quality Engineering
  • supply chain management

 

 

Experience

Academic:

  • Sept. 2019-Present: Professor, Industrial Engineering Department (IED), German-Jordanian University
  • Mar.2014-Aug. 2019: Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Department (IED), German-Jordanian University
  • Summer Semester 2017: Visiting Professor, Faculty of Business and Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany.
  • Oct. 2014-Sept. 2015: Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Applied Science University
  • Winter Semester 2010: Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Sept. 2007-Feb. 2014: Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering Department (IED), German-Jordanian University
  • Oct. 2005-Aug. 2007: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Philadelphia University
  • Aug. 2001-May 2005: Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department, Wichita State University
  • Sept. 1997-Jan. 2000: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Jordan

Research:

  • Chair of the Second International Conference on Industrial, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering (ISME’19), November/2019
  • Advising more than 35 B.S. graduation projects both in PU and GJU, 2005-2020.
  • Chair of the First International Conference on Industrial, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering (ISME’14), November/2014.
  • Head of Scientific Committee, Seventh Jordanian International Mechanical Engineering Conference (JIMEC2010), September/2010.
  • Participating in master examination committees in Jordan University of Science and Technology-Jordan, Jordan University, and Hashemite University-Jordan
  • Participating in a Ph.D. examination committee at the University of Technology-Sydney, Australia
  • Refereeing various national and international journals, conferences, and research funds.

 

 

Selected Publications

2020 Alshare, A., Tashtoush, B., Altarazi, S., & El-khalil, H,"Energy and Economic Analysis of a 5 MW Photovoltaic System in Northern Jordan",Case Studies in Thermal Engineering,21, 100722.,2020 [View]
2019 Altarazi, S.; Allaf, R.; Alhindawi, F.,"Machine Learning Models for Predicting and Classifying the Tensile Strength of Polymeric Films Fabricated via Different Production Processes",Materials,12, 1475,2019 [View]
2019 Al-Odeh, M., & Altarazi, S,"Supply Chain Management Information Systems Survey for Jordanian Companies",International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences,4 (3), 567-578.,2019
2019 Altarazi, S., Allaf, R., & Alhindawi, F,"Machine Learning Models for Predicting and Classifying the Tensile Strength of Polymeric Films Fabricated via Different Production Processes",Materials,12, 1475.,2019
2019 AlKhatib, M., Altarazi, S,"A customized root cause analysis approach for cost overruns and schedule slippage in paper-machine-building projects",Management and Production Engineering Review,10, 83-92. ,2019
2019 Salhieh, L., Altarazi, S., & Abushaikha, I.,"Quantifying and ranking the “7-Deadly” Wastes in a warehouse environment",The TQM Journal,31 (5), 94-115.,2019
2018 Altarazi S,"Enhancing conformance of injection blow molding by integrating machine learning modeling and Taguchi parameter design",Advances and Applications in Statistics,53 (5), 519-535.,2018
2018 Altarazi S., Ammouri M,"Concurrent manual-order-picking warehouse design: a simulation-based design of experiments approach",International Journal of Production Research, 56 (23), 7103-7121,2018
2018 Altarazi S., Ammouri M., Hijazi A,"Artificial neural network modeling to evaluate polyvinylchloride composites’ properties",Computational Materials Science,153, 1-9.,2018
2017 Fox S., El-Thalji I., Altarazi S.,"Good intentions with limited outcomes: Three limitations of trying to reduce mass migration with industrial thinking",Technology in Society,2017
2017 Ayman N., Altarazi S,"Integration of value stream map and strategic layout planning into DMAIC approach to improve carpeting process",Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management,2017
2017 Altarazi S., Othman O., Rahwanji S., Jeitan A,"An inventory management model for a two-echelon multi-product healthcare supply chain",International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research, 8, 356-363.,2017
2016 Altarazi S., Allaf R.M,"Designing and analyzing a mixture experiment to optimize the mixing proportions of polyvinyl chloride composites",Journal of Applied Statistics,2016
2014 Shqair M.I., Altarazi S., Al-Shihabi,"A statistical study employing agent-based modeling to estimate the effects of different warehouse parameters on the distance traveled in warehouses",Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory,2014
2014 Gharaibeh K., Kaylani H., Altarazi S.,,"A Masters Programme in Telecommunications Management Demand-Based Curriculum Design",European Journal of Engineering Education,2014
2013 Altarazi S,"A New Prioritizing-Stacking Heuristic Algorithm for the Inner-City Truck Loading Problem",International Journal of Business & Management,2013
2013 Ziout A., Azab A., Altarazi S,ElMaraghy W.H,"Multi-Criteria Decision Support for Sustainability Assessment of Manufacturing System Reuse",CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology,2013
2011 Altarazi S,"An Optimization Tool for Operational Tolerances Allocation, Work in Process Inventory Minimization, and Machines Assignment in a Discrete Part Manufacturing Environment",International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology,2011
2011 Mandahawi N., Alshihabi S., Altarazi S,"A Max-Min Ant System to Minimize Total Tardiness on a Single Machine with Sequence Dependent Setup Times Implementing a Limited Budget Local Search",International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences,2011
2011 Altarazi, S.A.,"An Optimization Tool for Operational Tolerances Allocation, Work in Process Inventory Minimization, and Machines Assignment in a Discrete Part Manufacturing Environment",International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology,2011
2011 Mandahawi, N., Alshihabi, Altarazi, S.A.,"A Max-Min Ant System to Minimize Total Tardiness on a Single Machine with Sequence Dependent Setup Times Implementing a Limited Budget Local Search",International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences,6(1), 30-40,2011
2011 Kaylani, H.A, Altarazi, S. A,"Simulation Based Genetic Algorithm Approach for Integrating Process Planning and Scheduling Functions",Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Simulation and Identification (MSI 2011),ACTA Press, November 2011, 755-076,2011
2010 Altarazi S., Garaibeh K., and Mandehawi N,"In-Production Product Value: A New Method for Part Type Prioritization",Jordanian Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,2010