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Donald H Liles

Name

[Liles, Donald H]
  • Professor, Industrial,Manufacturing,&Systems Engineering

Biography

Dr. Donald H. Liles is Professor Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington.  He served as Chair of the department for fourteen years, retiring from the position in 2012. He was Director of the Automation & Robotics Research Institute (renamed University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute) for four years and Associate Director for nine.  His primary research interest is in the discipline of Enterprise Engineering.  He has been principal investigator on numerous research projects including the "Agile Enterprise Templates" project funded by the State of Texas and the "Agile Manufacturing Research Center" (CO-PI) funded by NSF.  He is responsible for the development of ARRI's small enterprise program that includes the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC).  TMAC is a part of the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership.  Dr. Liles holds a BS, MS, and PhD in Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington.  He is past president of Alpha Pi Mu, the Industrial Engineering honor society.

Professional Preparation

    • 1978 Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering
    • 1974 M.S. in Industrial Engineering
    • 1970 B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Appointments

    • Sept 2012 to Present Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 1998 to Aug 2012 Professor and Chairperson
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 1989 to Aug 1998 Associate Director
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 1979 to Aug 1998 Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • July 1978 to July 1979 Assist Professor
      Wichita State University

Memberships

  • Membership
    • July 1997 to Aug 2000 Greater Fort Worth Manufacturers Association (now Manufacturing Association of North Texas)
    • July 1989 to July 1998 International Society for Enterprise Engineering
    • July 1986 to July 1994 Society of Manufacturing Engineers
    • July 1986 to July 1993 American Society of Engineering Education
    • July 1985 to July 1994 American Society for Quality Control
    • July 1983 to July 1992 American Production and Inventory Control Society
    • July 1978 to July 1986 Human Factors Society
    • July 1974 to July 1992 Sigma Xi
    • July 1970 to Present Alpha Pi Mu
    • July 1970 to Present Tau Beta Pi
    • July 1968 to Present Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

Awards and Honors

    • Jul  2013 College of Engineering Research Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
      Description:

      1997 Recipient

    • Jul  2013 Halliburton Award for Teaching Excellence sponsored by Halliburton
      Description:

      1998 Recipient

    • Jul  2013 "IE Professor Who Made the Most Significant Contribution to Their Education" sponsored by IMSE Department
      Description:

      Selected six times by the IE graduating class

    • Jul  2013 AMOCO Award sponsored by AMOCO
      Description:

      1987 Nominee

Research and Expertise

  • Research Interests
    Enterprise Engineering
  • Expertise
    Development of ARRI's small enterprise program that includes the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC

Publications

      Conference Paper 2007
      • M. D. Sarder, S. Ferreira, D. Liles, and J. Rogers. "A Methodology for Design Ontology Modeling," presented at PICMET Conference, August 2007.
        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
      • 2007
        • M. D. B. Sarder, D. H. Liles, and S. Ferrerira. "A Generic Product and Process Design Ontology," presented at Proceeding of the 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 2007.
          {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

          Conference Paper 2006
          • D. L. Sarder and A. S. M. Masud. "User-Interface for Solving MOLP Problems," presented at Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Nagoya, Japan, October 24, 2006.
            {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
          • 2006
            • D. H. L. Sarder and J. Rogers. "Functional Integration of Manufacturing Enterprises," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology Conference (PICMET), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2006.
              {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
            • 2006
              • B. Md, J. P. Sarder, and D. H. Liles. "Activity Modeling Of Product And Process Design Using IDEF0," presented at Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, June 20, 2006.
                {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
              • 2006
                • S. N. I. Sarder, D. L. Rogers, and E. Prater. "Assessment of functional outsourcing for some us industry," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20, 2006.
                  {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                • 2006
                  • M. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "EII - A Quantitative Measure of Functional Integration for Manufacturing Enterprise," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20, 2006.
                    {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                  • 2006
                    • B. Md, D. H. L. Sarder, and J. Priest. "Mapping Design Activities Across Product Development Life Cycle," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May, May 20, 2006.
                      {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                    • 2006
                      • M. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "Design Ontology Modeling Using IDEF5," presented at Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Boston, Massachusetts, April 28, 2006.
                        {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                      • 2006
                        • J. R. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "Role of Logistics in Mass Customization," presented at Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Boston, Massachusetts, April 28, 2006.
                          {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                        • 2006
                          • D. H. L. Sarder, K. J. R. Imrhan, and N. Mandhawe. "Line Balancing for Apparel Manufacturing Using COMSOAL," presented at Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Nagoya, Japan, October 24, 2006.
                            {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

                            Conference Paper 2005
                            • M. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "The Use of Ontologies for product & process design in Manufacturing Enterprises," presented at Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Clearwater, Florida, December 4, 2005.
                              {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                            • 2005
                              • M. D. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "Methodology development of ontology of product & process design for enterprise modeling," presented at Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Miami, Florida, May 24, 2005.
                                {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                              • 2005
                                • D. L. Sarder and M. Y. Ali. "Design & Implementation of production line in apparel manufacturing industry," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Atlanta, Georgia, May 14, 2005.
                                  {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                • 2005
                                  • S. Rajagopalan, S. Yellepeddi, and D. H. Liles. "Development of Reverse Supply Chain Performance Measures," presented at Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Clearwater, FL, December 4, 2005.
                                    {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                                  • 2005
                                    • S. Yellepeddi, S. Rajagopalan, and D. H. Liles. "A Balanced Scorecard Approach for an Effective Reverse Supply Chain in Electronics Industry," presented at Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Clearwater, FL, December 4, 2005.
                                      {Conference Paper} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                                      Journal Article 2001
                                      • Whitman, L. E., D. Liles, B. L. Huff, and K. J. Rogers. "A Manufacturing Reference Model for the Enterprise Engineer." Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis 4 (2001): 1-14.
                                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                      • 2001
                                        • Presley, A. and D. Liles. "A Holon Based Process Modeling Methodology." International Journal of Operations and Production Management 21, no 5/6 (2001): 565-581.
                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                          Journal Article 2000
                                          • Presley, A., J. Sarkis, and D. Liles. "A Soft Systems Methodology Approach for Product and Process Innovation." IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 47, no 3 (2000): 379-392.
                                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                          • 2000
                                            • Presley, A. and D. Liles. "R&D Validation Planning: A Methodology to Link Technical Validations to Benefits Measurement." &D Management 13, no 2 (2000): 145-162.
                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

Support & Funding

    • Jan 1995 to Jan 2013 TMAC sponsored by  - $57

Courses

      • IE 4308-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS

        Statistical and other process improvement methods.  Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 5303-001 Quality Systems

        Statistical and other process improvement methods.  Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 4318-001 Enterprise Design

        Course Description:  Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation.
         

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 5320-001 ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING METHODS

        A survey of enterprise engineering methods. Topics include system development methodology, discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity-based performance analysis, and process improvement

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 4308-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS

        A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 5303-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS

        Statistical and other process improvement methods.  Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 4318-001 ENTERPRISE DESIGN

        Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 5320-001 ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING METHODS

        A survey of enterprise engineering methods. Topics include system development methodology, discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity-based performance analysis, and process improvement

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 4318-001 ENTERPRISE DESIGN
        Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation. Prerequisite: junior standing.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • IE 5320-001 ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING METHODS

        A survey of enterprise engineering methods. Topics include system development methodology, discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity-based performance analysis, and process improvement. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • IE 4308-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS
        A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • IE 5303-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS
        Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance. Prerequisite: IE 3301, or IE 5317, or equivalent
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • IE 3312-001 Economics for Engineers
        Tools and methods used for determining the comparative financial desirability of engineering alternatives. Prerequisite: MATH 1426 or concurrent enrollment.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • IE 4308-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS
        A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • IE 5303-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS
        Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance. Prerequisite: IE 3301, or IE 5317, or equivalent
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • IE 3312-001 Economics for Engineers
        Tools and methods used for determining the comparative financial desirability of engineering alternatives. Prerequisite: MATH 1426 or concurrent enrollment.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • IE 4318-001 ENTERPRISE DESIGN
        Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation. Prerequisite: Junior standing
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • IE 5320-001 ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING METHODS

        A survey of enterprise engineering methods.  Topics include a system development methodology, a discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity based performance analysis, simulation, and process improvement.  Prerequisite:  graduate standing.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • IE 5303-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS
        A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • IE 5303-001 QUALITY SYSTEMS
        A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • IE 5304-001 ADVANCED ENGINEERING ECONOMY

        I E 5304    Probabilistic cash flow models and the use of simulation for the evaluation of capital investments. 

        Prerequisite:  graduate standing.

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

  • Elected
    • July 1997 to  July 1998 Chairman of the Departmental Tenure and Promotion Committee

      Chairman

    • July 1980 to  July 1986 Member of Faculty Senate

      Member of Faculty Senate, The University of Texas at Arlington

Administrative Appointment

  • 2004
    • July 2004 to Present - Systems Engineering Graduate Advisor,
  • 2002
    • Jan 2002 to Aug 2012 - Undergraduate Advisor,
    • July 2002 to Present - Engineering Management Graduate Advisor,
  • 1998
    • July 1998 to Aug 2012 - Chair,