Jeff Smith

Jeffrey S. Smith, PhD
Joe W. Forehand Jr. Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering Department
Auburn University
3301 Shelby Center for Technology
Auburn University, AL 36849

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Professor Smith's CV

Research Interests
Professor Smith's research interests involve the modeling and analysis of manufacturing systems, applications of discrete event simulation, and general modeling and analysis.


  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering; Dec. 1992; The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA., Dissertation Title: “A Formal Design and Development Methodology for Shop Floor Control in Computer Integrated Manufacturing,” Major advisor: Sanjay B. Joshi.
  • M.S. in Industrial Engineering; Aug. 1990; The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA., Thesis Title: “Development of A Hierarchical Control Model for Flexible Manufacturing Systems.”
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering; March 1986; Auburn University, Auburn, AL.