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COSS Lab - Service

Membership and leadership roles in committees, councils, etc.

  • Graduate co-Advisor of Mechanical Engineering Technology Graduate Program, University of Houston (2018 - );
  • Lamar University Faculty Senator (2009 - 2011);
  • Graduate Advisor of Industrial Engineering Graduate Program, Lamar University: advise current graduate students and transfer students, admit new student applicants, communicate with prospective students, resolve student conflicts, host student comprehensive exams, prepare documents for student policy and welcome packet, prepare doctoral exam policy
  • SACS coordinator for the graduate programs in the College of Engineering, Lamar University, including Master of Engineering (ME) program, Master of Engineering Science (MES) program and Doctor of Engineering (DE) program.
  • Provost Search Committee (2015)
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee; 
  • Member - Lamar Undergraduate Research Advisory Committee (2014 - 2018);
  • Member - Lamar University Research Council (2012 - 2015);
  • Host Lamar Industrial Engineering Open House to high school students: every semester since Fall 2005;
  • Member – Graduate Faculty of Lamar University (2005 – 2018)
  • Lamar Industrial Engineering Graduate Advisor (2006 – 2018)
  • Lamar Manufacturing Laboratory supervisor (2005 – 2018)
  • Faculty Member, Lamar Industrial Engineering Department Advisory Council (IEDAC) (2006 – 2018)
  • Faculty Member, Lamar Industrial Technology Program Advisory Council (ITPAC) (2006 – 2018)
Professional service to the community
  • Lead NSF-Sponsored Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Site, Lamar University
  • Support multiple summer camps; 
  • Give Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality seminar to K-12 teachers in Texas ESC5 Mega Mania Conference, Nov 2016;
  • Give 3D printing modeling seminar to K-12 teachers in Texas ESC5 Mega Mania Conference, Oct 2015;
  • Give 3D printing modeling seminar to 40 K-12 teachers, Lamar University, July 2015;;
  • Give 3D printing modeling seminar to 40 K-12 students, Lamar University, July 2015;;
  • Give 3D printing demo to 50 visiting K-12 teachers, Lamar University, January 2015;;
  • Give 3D printing presentation to two batches of visiting K-12 students, Lamar University, November 2014;
  • Give mobile app presentation to visiting K-12 students, Lamar University, November 2013;
  • Give haptics and robotics presentation to K-12 students at Lamar University Mathematics summer camp, June 2010;
  • Give haptics and robotics presentation to K-8 students from the M.L.K. middle school at Beaumont, Texas, April 2007 and May 2008;
  • Book reviewer: The Handbook of Technology Management (2008);
  • Journal reviewers;
  • Conference paper reviewer;
  • Session chair/co-chairs;
  • Symposium Organizer for ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference 2009, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana;
  • Ph.D. dissertation adjudications for Andhra University and IIT-Madras;
  • Provide consulting services to Yantric Inc., a medical simulation company at Boston; and mySmartSim Inc. at Saratoga Springs, NY;
  • NSF Panels: 15 times (2008~present);
  • NIH Panels: 5 times (2012~present);
  • Member of Technical Committee on Haptics;
  • Senior Editor for Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering;
  • Co-founder of Modeling and Simulation Division, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering;