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Department of Mechanical, Industrial,

  1. 1. The University of CincinnatiThe University of Cincinnati – Industrial Engineering– Industrial Engineering Nancy M. DaraisehNancy M. Daraiseh Research Assistant ProfessorResearch Assistant Professor
  2. 2. 2 Department ProfileDepartment Profile  The program offers graduate study leading to M.S.The program offers graduate study leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in:and Ph.D. degrees in:  Industrial, Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering with aIndustrial, Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering with a specialization in occupational safety and healthspecialization in occupational safety and health engineering (OSHE) for both full-time or part-timeengineering (OSHE) for both full-time or part-time students. (The majority of the students are enrolled instudents. (The majority of the students are enrolled in Industrial Engineering.)Industrial Engineering.)  In addition, the program offers safety and healthIn addition, the program offers safety and health courses to the engineering student notcourses to the engineering student not concentrating in occupational safety and health butconcentrating in occupational safety and health but wanting to gain some awareness and insight aboutwanting to gain some awareness and insight about this important field.this important field.
  3. 3. 3 Department ProfileDepartment Profile  The OSHE program encompasses a wide rangeThe OSHE program encompasses a wide range of University of Cincinnati (UC) courses andof University of Cincinnati (UC) courses and facultyfaculty  The majority of courses are taught by facultyThe majority of courses are taught by faculty from the colleges of Engineering and Medicinefrom the colleges of Engineering and Medicine through the departments of Mechanical,through the departments of Mechanical, Industrial and Nuclear Engineering (MINE) andIndustrial and Nuclear Engineering (MINE) and Environmental Health (EH).Environmental Health (EH).
  4. 4. 4 Department ProfileDepartment Profile  The primary objective of the OSHE training andThe primary objective of the OSHE training and research program is to provide graduate engineersresearch program is to provide graduate engineers with specialized courses and experiences that willwith specialized courses and experiences that will enable them to become practicing safety andenable them to become practicing safety and health professionals or researchers in the field.health professionals or researchers in the field.  Additionally, the program provides exposure toAdditionally, the program provides exposure to and training in occupational safety and health forand training in occupational safety and health for engineers in other engineering disciplines, such asengineers in other engineering disciplines, such as Construction Engineering and BiomedicalConstruction Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, who should be aware of and includeEngineering, who should be aware of and include safety considerations in their work conduct.safety considerations in their work conduct.
  5. 5. 5 Department ProfileDepartment Profile  Approx 15 M.S. and 6 Ph.D.Approx 15 M.S. and 6 Ph.D.  On average the number of students whoOn average the number of students who graduate:graduate:  1.5 Ph.D. per year1.5 Ph.D. per year  15 M.S. per year15 M.S. per year  7-8 are NIOSH trainees7-8 are NIOSH trainees  In 2004 - 3 M.S. students and 1 Ph.D.In 2004 - 3 M.S. students and 1 Ph.D.  Anticipate 3-5 M.S. and 1 Ph.D.Anticipate 3-5 M.S. and 1 Ph.D.
  6. 6. 6 FacultyFaculty FacultyFaculty ExpertiseExpertise Richard L. Shell,Richard L. Shell, Prof of IndustrialProf of Industrial Eng and Prof of Env Health (ProgramEng and Prof of Env Health (Program Director)Director) Occupational safety/management,Occupational safety/management, human performance, andhuman performance, and manufacturing engineeringmanufacturing engineering Ash M. GenaidyAsh M. Genaidy, Assoc Prof of, Assoc Prof of Industrial Eng and Assoc Prof of EnvIndustrial Eng and Assoc Prof of Env Health (Assoc Program Director)Health (Assoc Program Director) Epidemiology, safety and healthEpidemiology, safety and health engineering, and biological ergonomicsengineering, and biological ergonomics Anil MitalAnil Mital, Prof of Industrial Eng and, Prof of Industrial Eng and Prof of Medicine and RehabilitationProf of Medicine and Rehabilitation Ergonomics, manufacturingErgonomics, manufacturing engineering, and occupational safetyengineering, and occupational safety Woojin ParkWoojin Park, Assist Prof of Industrial, Assist Prof of Industrial EngineeringEngineering Safety engineering and industrialSafety engineering and industrial ergonomicsergonomics Nancy M. DaraisehNancy M. Daraiseh, Assist Research, Assist Research ProfessorProfessor Occupational safety and healthOccupational safety and health engineeringengineering
  7. 7. 7 Adjunct FacultyAdjunct Faculty  Dorothy F. Byers, Ph.D., Engineering LibrarianDorothy F. Byers, Ph.D., Engineering Librarian and Adjunct Professor of Industrial Engineeringand Adjunct Professor of Industrial Engineering  Amit Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor ofAmit Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Industrial EngineeringIndustrial Engineering  C. Scott Clark, Ph.D., P.E., CIH, AdjunctC. Scott Clark, Ph.D., P.E., CIH, Adjunct Professor of Industrial EngineeringProfessor of Industrial Engineering  Kermit Davis, Ph.D., Adjunct AssistantKermit Davis, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor of Industrial EngineeringProfessor of Industrial Engineering
  8. 8. 8 Adjunct Faculty – Off CampusAdjunct Faculty – Off Campus  Janet C. Haartz, Adjunct Professor of IndustrialJanet C. Haartz, Adjunct Professor of Industrial EngineeringEngineering  Thomas R. HustonThomas R. Huston,, Adjunct Associate Professor ofAdjunct Associate Professor of Industrial EngineeringIndustrial Engineering  Steven L. Sauter, Adjunct Professor of Human FactorsSteven L. Sauter, Adjunct Professor of Human Factors  Rodney J. Simmons, Adjunct Associate Professor ofRodney J. Simmons, Adjunct Associate Professor of Industrial EngineeringIndustrial Engineering  Philip A. Stuebbe, Adjunct Assistant Professor ofPhilip A. Stuebbe, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Industrial EngineeringIndustrial Engineering  Naomi G. Swanson, Adjunct Associate Professor ofNaomi G. Swanson, Adjunct Associate Professor of Industrial EngineeringIndustrial Engineering  Thomas R. Waters, Adjunct Professor of IndustrialThomas R. Waters, Adjunct Professor of Industrial EngineeringEngineering
  9. 9. 9 Sample CurriculumSample Curriculum  Safety Engineering CoursesSafety Engineering Courses  Occupational Safety EngineeringOccupational Safety Engineering  System Safety Engineering ISystem Safety Engineering I  Safety By DesignSafety By Design  Ergonomics CoursesErgonomics Courses  ErgonomicsErgonomics  Occupational Health, Hygiene & Safety-RelatedOccupational Health, Hygiene & Safety-Related Courses - Interdisciplinary Project CoursesCourses - Interdisciplinary Project Courses  Occupational Health, Hygiene and Safety WorkshopOccupational Health, Hygiene and Safety Workshop  Industrial Hygiene CoursesIndustrial Hygiene Courses  Principles of Occupational Exposure AssessmentPrinciples of Occupational Exposure Assessment
  10. 10. 10 Sample CurriculumSample Curriculum  Occupational Medicine CoursesOccupational Medicine Courses  Basics of Occupational MedicineBasics of Occupational Medicine  General Occupational Medicine ClinicGeneral Occupational Medicine Clinic  Research CoursesResearch Courses  Experimental Design (Thesis option)Experimental Design (Thesis option) OrOr  Regression Analysis (Non-Thesis option)Regression Analysis (Non-Thesis option)  Engineering Information ResearchEngineering Information Research
  11. 11. 11 Commonly Selected Elective CourseCommonly Selected Elective Course  Systems Modeling andSystems Modeling and AnalysisAnalysis  Introduction to SASIntroduction to SAS ProgrammingProgramming  Emerging Health IssuesEmerging Health Issues  BiomechanicsBiomechanics  Tissue BiomechanicsTissue Biomechanics  System Safety Engineering IISystem Safety Engineering II  Human Body DynamicsHuman Body Dynamics  Safety Engineering andSafety Engineering and Product LiabilityProduct Liability  Introduction intoIntroduction into EpidemiologyEpidemiology  Survey of EnvironmentalSurvey of Environmental ToxicologyToxicology  Probability Risk AssessmentProbability Risk Assessment  Ergonomics in Design I or IIErgonomics in Design I or II  Management of ProfessionalsManagement of Professionals  Safety Engineering DesignSafety Engineering Design and Managementand Management
  12. 12. 12 ResearchResearch  The Occupational Safety and Health Engineering (OSHE)The Occupational Safety and Health Engineering (OSHE) Research Center is a partnership between the University ofResearch Center is a partnership between the University of Cincinnati (UC), Ohio University, the University of Louisville,Cincinnati (UC), Ohio University, the University of Louisville, and TechSolve®, an Ohio Edison Company.and TechSolve®, an Ohio Edison Company.  The Center will assist larger organizations and provide programsThe Center will assist larger organizations and provide programs that help small and medium-sized businesses (under 500that help small and medium-sized businesses (under 500 employees) that typically lack in resources, especially theemployees) that typically lack in resources, especially the expertise in the areas of new techniques and technologies forexpertise in the areas of new techniques and technologies for worker safety and health.worker safety and health.  The occupational safety and health research focus will beThe occupational safety and health research focus will be performed with manufacturing & distribution, health care, andperformed with manufacturing & distribution, health care, and construction businesses in the southern region of Ohio, and willconstruction businesses in the southern region of Ohio, and will be expanded over time to other regions in Ohio and the U.S.be expanded over time to other regions in Ohio and the U.S.
  13. 13. 13 ResearchResearch  Digital Human Model SimulationDigital Human Model Simulation - Identifying Falls Risks- Identifying Falls Risks Associated with Manual Tasks Using Digital Human ModelAssociated with Manual Tasks Using Digital Human Model SimulationSimulation  NursingNursing - Attracting and Retaining Nurses: Assessing and- Attracting and Retaining Nurses: Assessing and Improving a Nurse’s Work EnvironmentImproving a Nurse’s Work Environment  Worker compatibility-Worker compatibility- multi-dimensional diagnostic of themulti-dimensional diagnostic of the human-at-work system to improve safety, quality andhuman-at-work system to improve safety, quality and productivityproductivity  Mixed Load Equation-Mixed Load Equation- tool used to prevent lower back injurytool used to prevent lower back injury due to combined manual pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying,due to combined manual pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying, loweringlowering  Forklift Safety-Forklift Safety- study effects of forklift operation (vibration,study effects of forklift operation (vibration, awkward positions) on human healthawkward positions) on human health  Quantitative Accident Cost ModelQuantitative Accident Cost Model— prediction of insured and— prediction of insured and uninsured costs of workplace accidentsuninsured costs of workplace accidents
  14. 14. 14 Type of Jobs or Positions GraduatingType of Jobs or Positions Graduating Students Assume / Aspire toStudents Assume / Aspire to  Engineer - Holset Engineering (Cummins Inc.) –Engineer - Holset Engineering (Cummins Inc.) – Charleston, SCCharleston, SC  Safety Engineer - ToyotaSafety Engineer - Toyota  Safety Engineer - Food Processing Inc.Safety Engineer - Food Processing Inc.  Engineer - State of Utah OSHAEngineer - State of Utah OSHA  Engineer - consulting firm in FranceEngineer - consulting firm in France  Safety Engineer - DOE at FernaldSafety Engineer - DOE at Fernald  Safety Project Engineer - Kroger CorpSafety Project Engineer - Kroger Corp  Safety & Environmental Engineer – MerckSafety & Environmental Engineer – Merck PharmaceuticalsPharmaceuticals  Safety Engineer - G.E. Aircraft EnginesSafety Engineer - G.E. Aircraft Engines

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