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James L. Simonton, PhD

Associate Professor of Practice


  • University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, TN, Associate Professor, Information and Industrial Engineering/Engineering Management
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering
  • International Textile Center, Lubbock, TX, Engineer/Researcher
  • Lindale Manufacturing, Lindale, GA, Production Superintendent
  • Motorola, Seguin, TX, Senior Maintenance Engineer
  • West Point Pepperell, New Braunfels, TX, Production Superintendent, Plant Technical Assistant, and Industrial Engineer

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to IE
  • Engineering Economics
  • Operations Research
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Management System Control
  • Fundamentals of Systems
  • Capstone Project
  • Operations Research: Modeling with Spreadsheets
  • Systems Theory
  • Decision Theory
  • Industrial Cost Analysis
  • Engineering Management Environment
  • Advanced Economics of Systems


  • System Dynamic Model (SDM) for High Reliability Organizations
  • Quantifying the Purchasing Power of Public Transportation
  • CELDI: Human Interaction in Logistics Systems-Supplement, NSF I/UCRC Program
  • Economic Feasibility of Cottonseed Oil Based Bio-Diesel


  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University
  • MS Systems and Engineering Management, Texas Tech University
  • BS Textile Technology & Management, Texas Tech University

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