Ghassan Kridli, Ph.D.

Dean
Ghassan Kridli
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Office of the Dean
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
313-593-5467

Teaching Areas:

Automotive Systems Engineering, Human Centered Engineering Design, Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Research Areas:

Integrated Design and Manufacturing, Materials and Material Processing

Biography and Education

Ghassan T. Kridli is the Dean at the College of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan-Dearborn. His research focuses on the application of fundamental engineering knowledge in the design and manufacture of sheet metal products of lightweight alloys. Ghassan’s research has significant industrial applicability and includes mechanical and metallurgical characterization of light alloys coupled with numerical models for predicting the material formability.

Ghassan’s experience includes significant work in program assessment for continuous improvement and in curriculum development. His work involves developing strategies for student success as well as exploring effective pedagogical practices in engineering education. Ghassan is collaborating with other STEM faculty at UM-Dearborn to develop educational programs to prepare K-12 teachers to present engineering in an integrated STEM curriculum.

Ghassan received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Miami in 1986 and 1988, respectively, and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri in 1997. Since then he has been a faculty member in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering department at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. 

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Miami

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Miami