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Industrial Engineering Application In Space Mission

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2006 Annual Conference & Exposition


Chicago, Illinois

Publication Date

June 18, 2006

Start Date

June 18, 2006

End Date

June 21, 2006



Conference Session

New Topics in IE Education

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Industrial Engineering

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11.752.1 - 11.752.9



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Ricky Whittington Morgan State University

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Mr. Whittington is a graduate student in Industrial Engineering at Morgan State University and a research assistant in the NASA project. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Morgan State University in May 2005.

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Douglas McLennan Goddard Space Flight Center

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Dr. Douglas McLennan is the Project Manager of the Space Technology - 5 (ST-5) at the Goddard Space flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland. Dr. McLennan received his B.Sc. in Physics in 1978 from Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario Canada. He received his M.S. in 1980 and Ph.D. in 1983 from Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

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Guangming Chen Morgan State University

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Dr. Guangming Chen is an Associate Professor in Industrial Engineering at Morgan State University. He joined Morgan State faculty in 1990 as an Assistant Professor. Since September 2002, he has worked with ST-5 project at Goddard Space Flight Center, under the NASA Administrator?s Fellowship Program and his NASA Faculty Award for Research (FAR) grant. He also worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center under NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship in 1999 and 2000. He also worked as Guest Scientist at Brookhaven National Lab, Long Island, NY in 1994 Summer and he was a Reliability Engineer at A-Line Plastics, Inc., Plymouth, Michigan before he came to Morgan. He received his Ph.D. from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan in 1990 and a B.S. in 1982 and a M.S. in 1984 from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING COLLABORATION WITH NASA ST-5 PROJECT Ricky Whittington*, Guangming Chen** Morgan State University School of Engineering Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Information Engineering Baltimore, Maryland 21251 (*Graduate Student; **NAFP Fellow and Contact Person) And Douglas D. McLennan Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland 20771

Whittington, R., & McLennan, D., & Chen, G. (2006, June), Industrial Engineering Application In Space Mission Paper presented at 2006 Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. 10.18260/1-2--253

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