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Gary Waissi

Professor
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography

Professor, IRA A FULTON SCHOOLS OF ENGINEERING, The Polytechnic School 

Dr. Gary Waissi serves currently as Professor of technology entrepreneurship and innovation at the Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University.  His research interests include engineering systems, systems modeling, strategy, internal combustion engines.  His past research projects include, among other: Development of a Standardized Strategy Framework for Arizona Aerospace SMEs; The Next Generation Manufacturing Study – Arizona Aerospace Supply Chain; Virtual Mentor for Defense Acquisition Information Requirements. Waissi received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, with a focus in Operations Research from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/ ); his Licentiate of Engineering, civil engineering – transportation,  from the Helsinki University of Technology (now the Aalto University (http://www.aalto.fi/en/  ), Finland; and his master degree in civil engineering (Diplom Ingenieur) from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany ( https://www.tu-darmstadt.de/index.en.jsp ). He has authored numerous refereed publications, research reports, software programs, and one book, and has four internal combustion engine patents (WAISSI ENGINE). His book, Applied Statistical Modeling (AMS), an electronic book, is available at www.public.asu.edu/~gwaissi. He has also presented widely at national- and international conferences (SAE, INFORMS, DSI, CORS, EURO), and has served on conference organizing committees, as well as consulted globally.  

Awards

Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland, President of the Republic of Finland, Tarja Halonen, December 6, 2006

Professor Emeritus of Operations Research, University of Michigan, July 2006 https://mcommunity.umich.edu/#profile:gwaissi 

Service

Since 2011, Dr. Waissi serves as the Honorary Consul of Finland to Arizona and New Mexico.

Education
Research Interests

Systems analysis and modeling, statistical modeling, probability theory, operations research, strategic planning and management

Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 480Senior Project
OMT 520Strategic Mgmt of Technology
OMT 548Statistical Methods for Rsrch
TMC 584Internship
TMC 590Reading and Conference
TMC 593Applied Project
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 584Internship
TMC 593Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 480Senior Project
OMT 548Statistical Methods for Rsrch
OMT 549Research Techniques & Apps
TMC 592Research
TMC 593Applied Project
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 430Enterprise Strategy & Innov
OMT 520Strategic Mgmt of Technology
OMT 549Research Techniques & Apps
TMC 593Applied Project
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 480Senior Project
TEM 532Advanced Analysis of Systems
OMT 548Statistical Methods for Rsrch
TMC 584Internship
TMC 592Research
TMC 593Applied Project
OMT 593Applied Project
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 430Enterprise Strategy & Innov
OMT 484Internship
OMT 549Research Techniques & Apps
TMC 593Applied Project
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 430Enterprise Strategy & Innov
TMC 584Internship
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 480Senior Project
TEM 532Advanced Analysis of Systems
OMT 548Statistical Methods for Rsrch
TMC 584Internship
TMC 590Reading and Conference
TMC 592Research
OMT 593Applied Project
TMC 593Applied Project
TMC 599Thesis
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 430Enterprise Strategy & Innov
TMC 499Individualized Instruction
OMT 520Strategic Mgmt of Technology
TMC 592Research
TMC 593Applied Project
TMC 599Thesis
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 590Reading and Conference
TMC 592Research
TMC 593Applied Project
TMC 595Continuing Registration
TMC 599Thesis
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 480Senior Project
TMC 499Individualized Instruction
TEM 532Advanced Analysis of Systems
OMT 548Statistical Methods for Rsrch
TMC 590Reading and Conference
TMC 592Research
TMC 593Applied Project
TMC 595Continuing Registration
TMC 599Thesis
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 430Enterprise Strategy & Innov
TMC 499Individualized Instruction
OMT 520Strategic Mgmt of Technology
TMC 592Research
TMC 593Applied Project
TMC 599Thesis
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 480Senior Project
TMC 499Individualized Instruction
OMT 548Statistical Methods for Rsrch
TMC 590Reading and Conference
TMC 592Research
TMC 593Applied Project
TMC 595Continuing Registration
TEM 598Special Topics
TMC 599Thesis