Armen Zakarian, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies; Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Armen Zakarian headshot
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
1060 Administration Building | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128
By appointment

Teaching Areas:

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

Research Areas:

Integrated Design and Manufacturing

Biography and Education


Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, 1997

M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Southern California, 1993

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Yerevan Polytechnic University, 1990

Selected Publications

  1. Zakarian, A., "Methodology for the Performance Analysis of Product Validation and Test Plans," Int. J. of Product Development, vol. 10, no. 4, 2010, pp. 369-392.
  2. Yenokyan, L., Zakarian, A., Mohanty, P. and Avagyan, V., "Symmetric Reconstruction Algorithms for Incomplete 3D Models," Int. J. of Computer Applications in Technology, vol. 34, no. 2, 2009, pp. 143-151.
  3. Zakarian, A., "A New Non-Binary Matrix Clustering Algorithm for Development of System Architectures," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics-Part C, vol. 38, no.1, 2008, pp. 135-141.
  4. Avagyan, V., Zakarian, A., and Mohanty, P., "Scanned Three-Dimensional Model Matching and Comparison Algorithms for Manufacturing Applications," Transactions of the ASME: Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, vol. 129, no. 1, 2007, pp. 190-201.
  5. Zakarian, A., Knight, J. W., and Baghdasaryan, L., "Modeling and Analysis of Systems Robustness," Journal of Engineering Design, vol. 18, no. 3, 2007, pp. 243-263.
  6. Buddhakulsomsiri, J., Siradeghyan, Y., Zakarian, A., and Li, X., "Association Rule Generation Algorithm for Mining Automotive Warranty Data," Int. Journal of Production Research, vol. 44, no. 14, 2006, pp. 2749-2770.
  7. Sadoyan, H., Zakarian, A., Avagyan, V., and Mohanty, P., "Robust Uniform Triangulation Algorithm for Computer Aided Design," Computer-Aided Design, vol. 38, no. 10, 2006, pp. 1134-1144.
  8. Zakarian, A., Wickett, P., and Siradeghyan, Y., "Quantitative Model for Evaluating the Quality of Automotive Business Process," Int. Journal of Production Research, vol. 44, no. 6, 2006, pp. 1055-1074.
  9. Sadoyan, H., Zakarian, A., and Mohanty, P., "Data Mining Algorithm for Manufacturing Process Control," Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, vol. 28, 2005, pp. 342-350.
  10. Zakarian, A. and Rushton, G. J., "Development of Modular Electrical Systems," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 6, no. 4, 2001, pp. 507-520.
  11. Zakarian, A. and Kusiak, A., "Analysis of Process Models," IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing, vol. 23, no. 2, 2000, pp. 137-147.
  12. Zakarian, A. and Kusiak, A., "Forming Teams: An Analytical Approach," IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing, vol. 31, no. 1, 1999, pp. 85-97.