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Jamie Rogers earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering (Honors Scholar) from University of Missouri at Columbia in 1979, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from UT Arlington in 1981 and a Ph.D. Industrial Engineering from UT Arlington in 1985. Dr. Rogers is Associate Chair, Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering and has served on the UT Arlington faculty since 1994. She was responsible for the creation of the M.S. Logistics Program, which was approved by the UT-System Board of Regents in 1999 and has served as Graduate Advisor since that time.
Dr. Rogers is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas and prior to joining academia she worked at Texas Instruments (1979 – 1994) in various engineering and management positions in defense electronics and semiconductor business areas. Her research interests include the design and analysis of manufacturing systems, logistics, sustainability, strategic planning, engineering education, and infrastructure/integration issues relating to agile virtual enterprises. She has successfully supervised 26 Ph.D. dissertations and published over 100 peer reviewed papers worldwide and continues to work with many prior students who are now teaching at respected universities around the world.
Dr. Rogers has played key roles in ABET for many years: IE Program Evaluator since 1991, Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) 1999-2004, International Activities Council (INTAC) 2004-2008, and ABET Board of Directors (2009-present). She has been an active member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (Senior Member and Faculty Advisor for UT Arlington Student Chapter), American Society for Engineering Education, AAUW, Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Pi Mu, Omega Rho, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Xi, and Order of the Engineer. She has served the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as a Member of the Tuning Oversight Council for Engineering (2010-2011) and currently serves on the UT System - Systems Engineering in Healthcare Steering Committee (2011).