Dr. Tomas Velasco | Engineering Technology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Engineering

Dr. Tomas Velasco

Graduate Program Director, Associate Professor

Tomas Velasco
Office: Engineering D112C
Phone: (618) 453-7842 
Email: velasco@siu.edu

Tomas joined the Department of Technology as an Assistant Professor in the fall of 1993.  He received a professional degree (B.S. & M.S.) in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia in 1984, a M.S. in Manufacturing in 1985 and a M.B.A. in 1987, both from Pittsburg State University.  In December of 1991, he received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas.  

His research interests include the areas of Quality Assurance, Reliability, Six Sigma, and Artificial Intelligence applications to manufacturing environments.


IMAE 390, IMAE 470a, IMAE 470b, IMAE 480, QEM 525, QEM 540