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Thomas L. Landers

Dean, College of Engineering AT&T Chair and Professor

Dr. Tom Landers


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Phone: (405) 325-2621
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Education

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University

Biography

Tom Landers is AT&T Chair and Dean. He came to the University of Oklahoma in 1998 as director, School of Industrial Engineering after a twenty-five year career in industry, government, and academia. He is currently appointed on the Army Science Board. He also served as Associate Dean for Research and helped found several cross-disciplinary centers that promote applied research in coalitions with industry and other universities. He received the Phillips Petroleum Outstanding Faculty Award for the College of Engineering at University of Arkansas. He has published over 90 scholarly papers, one textbook (Electronics Manufacturing Processes, Prentice Hall), and guest columns in Modern Material Handling magazine. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, member of the Texas Tech Industrial Engineering Academy, former Chair of the Materials Handling Engineering Division of ASME, holder of two software licenses, and consultant to over 40 public and private sector clients.

Research Activities

Logistics systems and value-chain integration
Materials handling
Systems reliability modeling