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Preparing Engineers For The Global Supply Chain: The Case Of Automotive Parts In China

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2007 Annual Conference & Exposition


Honolulu, Hawaii

Publication Date

June 24, 2007

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June 24, 2007

End Date

June 27, 2007



Conference Session

Preparing Engineering Students for International Practice

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12.1176.1 - 12.1176.13



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Bob Lahidji Eastern Michigan University

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Dr. Bob Lahidji holds the rank of full professor and the Director of the School of Engineering Technology at the Eastern Michigan University. His primary interest and expertise are in the area of manufacturing process and CNC/CAM. Dr. Lahidji has been involved with manufacturing firms as a consultant in the area of improving manufacturing processes. He has written numerous articles and is the co-author of the textbook “Maximize SURFCAM”.

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Jianhua Wang Eastern Michigan University

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Dr. Jianhua Wang
Ph. D. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City,
Dr. Wang, currently is an Assistant Professor in School of Engineering
Technology. Specialized area is the Engineering Design with
CAD/CAE/CAM. Dr. Wang had been senior software developer in CAD
software company such as SDRC and Computervisor for more than ten
years. Dr. wang also have been in Mechanical Design field for more
than 20 years.

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Walter Tucker Eastern Michigan University

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Walter Tucker, Ph.D. holds the rank of full professor in the Department of Industrial Technology at Eastern Michigan University. He has earned degrees at the University of California, Santa Barbara; and the University of Michigan. His primary area of expertise is in quality systems with a specific research interest in work organization. Dr. Tucker is an active consultant to industrial firms and the government in the U.S. and Latin America. His publications include some twenty papers and presentations.

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Lahidji, B., & Wang, J., & Tucker, W. (2007, June), Preparing Engineers For The Global Supply Chain: The Case Of Automotive Parts In China Paper presented at 2007 Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii. 10.18260/1-2--2958

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