Virginia Tech College of Engineering
C. Patrick Koelling, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at Virginia Tech, was inducted into the University of Missouri College of Engineering Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department’s Hall of Fame. Koelling is a senior design coordinator as well as teacher and researcher.
Koelling’s research expenditures total more than $14.7 million from industrial and government sponsors. He has supervised 15 doctoral students and published more than 50 articles in journals and conference publications. He co-authored three books, one of which is a leading textbook in engineering economy, and contributed two additional book chapters.
Koelling serves as chair of the Institute of Industrial Engineers’ (IIE) Accreditation Activities Council, is executive director and treasurer of the national Alpha Pi Mu, and is an IIE Fellow. He also is involved in the American Society for Quality, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and the American Society for Engineering Education. He has been an evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) since 1992.
He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial engineering, as well as a master’s of business administration from Mizzou in 1976, 1977 and 1978, respectively. He earned his doctorate from Arizona State University in 1982.
MU Engineering’s IMSE Department Hall of Fame began in 2008 and annually inducts alumni and honorary members. Established in 1849, Mizzou’s engineering excellence includes nine disciplines, 113 faculty members and more than 3,000 exceptional undergraduate and graduate students.
Established in 1849, Mizzou’s engineering excellence includes nine disciplines, more than 110 faculty members and more than 3,000 exceptional undergraduate and graduate students.
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