Ali Khosravi Kamrani, Ph.D., P.E.

Director, IE Graduate Program Studies

213 Engineering Building 2

uhholderThe University of Houston

Houston, TX 77204-4008

Tel: 713.743.4192

Fax: 713.743.4190



Ph.D. Program Inquiries & Support


Current Academic Positions

  • Systems Engineering
  • Innovation and Technological Innovations
  • CAD and Geometric Modeling
  • Modularity and Mass Customization
  • Design and Manufacturing Complexity Analysis
  • Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Autonomous Robotics and Control

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Professional Functions and Journal Editorship


  • Editor In Chief, International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, Inderscience Publishing.
  • Editor In Chief, International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, Inderscience Publishing.
  • Series Co-editor, Engineering and Management Innovation, AUERBACH Publications, Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Industrial Engineering; Theory Application and Practice.
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, TSI Enterprise.

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Graduate Students

Doctor of Philosophy in IE


Emad Abouel Nasr, Ph.D. (2003-2005)

Dissertation Title: A Feature-Based Methodology for Integrating Design and Manufacturing

Mahammad Aloudat, Ph.D. (2003-2006)

Dissertation Title: A Methodology for Quality Conformance Analysis and Prediction

Arab Naser, Ph.D., (2004-2008)

Dissertation Title: A Methodology for Traffic Re-routing Modeling and Optimization

Maryam Azimi, Ph.D. Candidate

Dissertation Title: A Methodology for Tumor Deformation Modeling and Prediction

Henry Ibekwe, Ph.D. Candidate

Dissertation Title: A Methodology for Intelligent Task Planning for Autonomous Robot

Hazem Samadi, Ph.D. Candidate

Dissertation Title: Quality-Based Maintenance Planning


Masters in IE


Arun Adat (2003-2005)

Thesis Topic: A Simulation-Based Methodology to Measure and Analyze the Required Inventory due to Product Proliferation

Abhay Vijayan (2003-2005)

Thesis Topic: Integrated Product and Process Design: A Template-Based Approach

Wahyudin Permana (2010-Present) (Co-Advisor, Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari (IE Department, King Saud University)

Thesis Topic: RP Application in Medicine