Industrial Engineering

Faculty

Randal Sitton
Randal W. Sitton, Ph.D.
Instructional Associate Professor
Office Location: D3-E210
Phone: 713-743-4198   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Email: rwsitton [at] Central [dot] UH [dot] EDU

Education: 

Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Houston
M.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Houston
B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Houston
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Houston

Professional Experience: 

Instructional Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Houston
Senior Management Analyst / Senior Grant Programs Specialist, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO)
Industrial Engineer / System Implementation Specialist, United States Postal Service
Instructor / Visiting Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Houston

Professional and Scientific Affiliations: 

Senior Member, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

Courses Taught: 

INDE 6380 - Accounting for Engineering Managers
INDE 6336 - Reliability Engineering
INDE 6333 - Probability and Statistics for Engineers
INDE 4369 - Facilities Planning and Design
INDE 4334 - Engineering Systems Design
INDE 4320 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing
INDE 3333 - Engineering Economy I
INDE 3330 - Financial and Cost Management
INDE 2333 - Engineering Statistics I

Research Interests: 

Reliability Engineering, Engineering Management

Awards & Honors: 

Recipient, University of Houston Industrial Engineering Department Outstanding Alumni Award, 2016
Recipient, University of Houston Chemical Engineering Department Alumni Service Award, 2012
Recipient, University of Houston Industrial Engineering Department Distinguished Alumni Award, 2009

Professional Activities: 

Arrangements Co-Chair, INFORMS Annual Conference in Houston TX (2017)

Selected Publications

  • “Rerouting Current Flows of Power Lines in the Houston Area To Reduce The Risk of EMF,” Gulf Coast Hazardous Substance Research Center Annual Meeting, (with T. Yang and I. Song)

    , 1995.
  • "Development Of A Centralized Laboratory To Support Undergraduate Industrial Engineering Education," Proceedings Of The 1993 Annual Meeting Of The American Society For Engineering Education Gulf-Southwest Section, (with L. J. H. Schulze and C. E. Donaghey)

    , 1993.
  • "How Microcomputers And Electronic Spreadsheets Can Be Used To Educate Industrial Engineering Students," Computers And Industrial Engineering Conference Proceedings

    , 1989.
  • "An Analysis of Transition Management From An Engineering Management Perspective," American Society For Engineering Management Proceedings, (with J. L. Hunsucker)

    , 1988.
  • "Transition Management A Structured Perspective," IEEE Transactions On Engineering Management, Volume 35, Number 3, (with J. L. Hunsucker and J. S. Law)

    , 1988.
  • "The Use Of Expert Systems For O Ring Material Selection And Other Applications," Southern Management Association Proceedings, (with W. J. Sitton)

    , 1987.
  • "Analysis Of Alternatives For The Management Of The Space Shuttle," American Society For Engineering Management Proceedings, (with J. L. Hunsucker and S. A. Brah)

    , 1987.
  • "RUPPS A Rule Based Process Planning System," ISA Robex 1987 Proceedings

    , 1987.