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Fazleena Badurdeen, Ph.D.

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies for Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Research Areas

Appointments

2018 – present: Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

2013 – present: Director of Graduate Studies, Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MFS) Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

2011 – 2018: Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky

2005 – 2011: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Center for Manufacturing, University of Kentucky, KY

Spring 2002/Winter, Fall 2003: Instructor, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Summers 2001 – 2004: Graduate Research Assistant, Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory, Ohio Research Institute for Transportation and the Environment, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2004 – 2005: Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH

1998-1999: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

1997 – 2000: Lecturer, Department of Production Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


Education

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Ohio University

M.S., Industrial Engineering, Ohio University

M.B.A., Post Graduate Institute of Management

B.Sc., Engineering, University of Peradeniya


Research Interests: 

Sustainable manufacturing

Lean manufacturing

Modeling and analysis of manufacturing systems and supply chains

Sustainable product design