Suresh Khator
Suresh Khator, Ph.D., P.E.
Office Location: W220 and E421 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-4205   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Email: skhator [at] uh.edu


Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1975 (Concentration: Manufacturing/Production)
M.Tech., Production and Industrial Engineering with Distinction, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, 1971
B.E., Mechanical Engineering with Distinction, Jiwaji University, India, 1969

Professional Experience: 

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Computing Facilities (September 2008 - Present)
Professor, Industrial Engineering, University of Houston (January 2008 - Present)
Director, Engineering Computing, University of South Florida (1998-2007)
Interim Associate Dean (Academics), College of Engineering, USF (1994-95)
Director, Graduate Programs, Industrial & Management Systems Engineering, USF (1986-89)
Director, Undergraduate Programs, Industrial & management Systems Engineering, USF (1983-86 and 1990-92)
Professor, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of South Florida (1993-2008), Associate Professor (1987-1993), Assistant Professor (1983-1987)
Senior Lecturer, Operations & Systems Management, Faculty of Business Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong (1989-1990)
Visiting Asst. Professor of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University (1981-83)

Courses Taught: 

Operations Research-Digital Simulation (IE 6370)
Discrete Event Simulation (IE 4370)

Research Interests: 

Modeling of Energy, Health Care and Manufacturing Systems, Facilities Design, Computer Simulation and Project Management

Awards & Honors: 

2012 International Educator of the Year award from the 2012 Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH)