the team

graduate researchers & post docs

Makenzie Keepers

Ph. D. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2019 - present

Topic: Gamification in Smart Manufacturing Systems

Project(s): Automated Data Flow to Enable Analytics for SMEs through OAGIS (NIST)

News: Received Featured Paper Award at APMS 2019


B.S. Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, 2019

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Sathish Kasilingam

Ph. D. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2021 - present

Topic: Hybrid Analytics in Smart Manufacturing Systems

Project(s): Hybrid modeling for energy efficient CNC grinding (CESMII/DoE)

News: Co-founded a company (Plant3r)


M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2017

B.E. Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, 2015

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Mojtaba A. Farahani

Ph. D. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2021 - present

Topic: Time Series Analytics & Digital Twins in Smart Manufacturing

Project(s): tbd

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M.S. Industrial Engineering, KNTU University, 2011

B.E. Industrial Engineering, OFU University, 2009

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Milica Babic

M.S. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2020 - present

Topic: Automated Visual Inspection and Energy Data Analytics in Smart Manufacturing Systems

Project(s): Scalable curricula for Smart Manufacturing Shop floor & machine tool data analytics (CESMII/DoE)

News: Named to all three all-american first teams as part of the WVU Rifle team.


B.S. Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, 2020

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Anna Billey

M.S. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2021 - present

Topic: Automated Visual Inspection and Energy Data Analytics in Smart Manufacturing Systems

Project(s): Scalable curricula for Smart Manufacturing Shop floor & machine tool data analytics (CESMII/DoE)

News: Was captain of the Women's Soccer team at CalU.


B.S. Mechatronics Engineering Technology, California University of Pennsylvania, 2021

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undergraduate researchers

Jenna Soltesz

B.S. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2018 - present

Topic: Circular Economy and Sustainability of Campus Operations

Project(s): Bucklew Scholarship and UG Research Fellowship

News: Featured by WVU Foundation video


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Tanner Nichols

B.S. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2017 - present

Topic: Automated Visual Inspection and Energy Data Analytics in Smart Manufacturing Systems

Project(s): Scalable curricula for Smart Manufacturing Shop floor & machine tool data analytics (CESMII/DoE); UG Research Fellowship


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Isabelle Nesbit

B.S. Industrial Engineering, WVU, 2020 - present

Topic: Gamification & automated messaging

Project(s): Automated Data Flow to Enable Analytics for SMEs through OAGIS (NIST); UG Research Fellowship



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Murad Hamirani

B.S. Computer Science, WVU, 2018 - present

Topic: Smart Products in Smart Manufacturing Systems

Project(s): Bucklew Scholar; UG Research Fellowship


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