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Professor at Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Dr. Donald H. Liles is Professor Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington.  He served as Chair of the department for fourteen years, retiring from the position in 2012. He was Director of the Automation & Robotics Research Institute (renamed University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute) for four years and Associate Director for nine.  His primary research interest is in the discipline of Enterprise Engineering.  He has been principal investigator on numerous research projects including the "Agile Enterprise Templates" project funded by the State of Texas and the "Agile Manufacturing Research Center" (CO-PI) funded by NSF.  He is responsible for the development of ARRI's small enterprise program that includes the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC).  TMAC is a part of the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership.  Dr. Liles holds a BS, MS, and PhD in Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington.  He is past president of Alpha Pi Mu, the Industrial Engineering honor society.

Ph.D.
Industrial Engineering
M.S.
Industrial Engineering
B.S.
Industrial Engineering
January 2012
January 2013
Professor
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 1998
January 2012
Professor and Chairperson
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 1989
January 1998
Associate Director
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 1979
January 1998
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Arlington
July 1978
July 1979
Assist Professor
Wichita State University
July 1997
Ongoing
Membership
Greater Fort Worth Manufacturers Association (now Manufacturing Association of North Texas)
July 1970
Ongoing
Membership
Alpha Pi Mu
July 1970
Ongoing
Membership
Tau Beta Pi
July 1968
Ongoing
Membership
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
July 1989
July 1998
Membership
International Society for Enterprise Engineering
July 1986
July 1994
Membership
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
July 1985
July 1994
Membership
American Society for Quality Control
July 1986
July 1993
Membership
American Society of Engineering Education
July 1983
July 1992
Membership
American Production and Inventory Control Society
July 1974
July 1992
Membership
Sigma Xi
July 1978
July 1986
Membership
Human Factors Society
July 2013
1997 Recipient
July 2013
Selected six times by the IE graduating class
July 2013
1987 Nominee
Expertise
Development of ARRI's small enterprise program that includes the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC
Research Interests
Enterprise Engineering
2007
M. D. Sarder, S. Ferreira, D. Liles, and J. Rogers. "A Methodology for Design Ontology Modeling," presented at PICMET Conference, August 2007.
Conference Paper
Published
2007
M. D. B. Sarder, D. H. Liles, and S. Ferrerira. "A Generic Product and Process Design Ontology," presented at Proceeding of the 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 2007.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
D. H. L. Sarder, K. J. R. Imrhan, and N. Mandhawe. "Line Balancing for Apparel Manufacturing Using COMSOAL," presented at Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Nagoya, Japan, October 24, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
D. L. Sarder and A. S. M. Masud. "User-Interface for Solving MOLP Problems," presented at Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Nagoya, Japan, October 24, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
D. H. L. Sarder and J. Rogers. "Functional Integration of Manufacturing Enterprises," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology Conference (PICMET), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
S. N. I. Sarder, D. L. Rogers, and E. Prater. "Assessment of functional outsourcing for some us industry," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
M. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "EII - A Quantitative Measure of Functional Integration for Manufacturing Enterprise," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
B. Md, D. H. L. Sarder, and J. Priest. "Mapping Design Activities Across Product Development Life Cycle," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May, May 20, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
B. Md, J. P. Sarder, and D. H. Liles. "Activity Modeling Of Product And Process Design Using IDEF0," presented at Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, June 20, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
M. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "Design Ontology Modeling Using IDEF5," presented at Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Boston, Massachusetts, April 28, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
J. R. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "Role of Logistics in Mass Customization," presented at Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Boston, Massachusetts, April 28, 2006.
Conference Paper
Published
2005
S. Rajagopalan, S. Yellepeddi, and D. H. Liles. "Development of Reverse Supply Chain Performance Measures," presented at Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Clearwater, FL, December 4, 2005.
Conference Paper
Published
2005
S. Yellepeddi, S. Rajagopalan, and D. H. Liles. "A Balanced Scorecard Approach for an Effective Reverse Supply Chain in Electronics Industry," presented at Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Clearwater, FL, December 4, 2005.
Conference Paper
Published
2005
M. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "The Use of Ontologies for product & process design in Manufacturing Enterprises," presented at Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Clearwater, Florida, December 4, 2005.
Conference Paper
Published
2005
M. D. B. Sarder and D. H. Liles. "Methodology development of ontology of product & process design for enterprise modeling," presented at Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Miami, Florida, May 24, 2005.
Conference Paper
Published
2005
D. L. Sarder and M. Y. Ali. "Design & Implementation of production line in apparel manufacturing industry," presented at Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Atlanta, Georgia, May 14, 2005.
Conference Paper
Published
2001
Whitman, L. E., D. Liles, B. L. Huff, and K. J. Rogers. "A Manufacturing Reference Model for the Enterprise Engineer." Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis 4 (2001): 1-14.
Journal Article
Published
2001
Presley, A. and D. Liles. "A Holon Based Process Modeling Methodology." International Journal of Operations and Production Management 21, no 5/6 (2001): 565-581.
Journal Article
Published
2000
Presley, A., J. Sarkis, and D. Liles. "A Soft Systems Methodology Approach for Product and Process Innovation." IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 47, no 3 (2000): 379-392.
Journal Article
Published
2000
Presley, A. and D. Liles. "R&D Validation Planning: A Methodology to Link Technical Validations to Benefits Measurement." &D Management 13, no 2 (2000): 145-162.
Journal Article
Published
January 1995 -
January 2013
TMAC
$57
Spring 2015
IE 4318 - ENTERPRISE DESIGN
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Tuesday3:30PM5:00PM
Thursday3:30PM5:00PM
Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation.
Last Updated on January 13, 2015, 1:48 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2015
IE 5320 - ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING METHODS
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Tuesday3:30PM5:00PM
Thursday5:00PM5:00PM
A survey of enterprise engineering methods. Topics include system development methodology, discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity-based performance analysis, and process improvement
Last Updated on January 19, 2015, 12:31 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2014
IE 5303 - Quality Systems
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Monday2:30PM4:00PM
Tuesday3:00PM5:00PM
Wednesday3:30PM4:00PM
Thursday3:00PM5:00PM
Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance
Last Updated on August 22, 2014, 3:08 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2014
IE 4308 - Quality Systems
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Monday2:30PM4:00PM
Tuesday3:00PM5:00PM
Wednesday2:30PM4:00PM
Thursday3:00PM5:00PM
A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design.
Last Updated on August 22, 2014, 2:57 pm
No Documents Attached
Spring 2014
IE 4318 - Ie 4318-001
Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation.
Last Updated on January 24, 2014, 10:03 am
No Documents Attached
Spring 2014
IE 5320 - Ie 5320-001
A survey of enterprise engineering methods. Topics include system development methodology, discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity-based performance analysis, and process improvement.
Last Updated on January 24, 2014, 10:05 am
No Documents Attached
Fall 2013
IE 4308 - Quality Systems
A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. 
Last Updated on August 27, 2013, 2:01 pm
No Documents Attached
Fall 2013
IE 5303 - Quality Systems
Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance.
Last Updated on August 27, 2013, 2:02 pm
No Documents Attached
Summer 2013
IE 3312 - Economics for Engineers
IE 3312 ECONOMICS FOR ENGINEERS (3-0) Tools and methods used for determining the comparative financial desirability of engineering alternatives.
Last Updated on July 10, 2013, 11:16 am
No Documents Attached
Spring 2013
IE 4318 - ENTERPRISE DESIGN
Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation. Prerequisite: junior standing.
Last Updated on June 26, 2013, 10:06 am
No Documents Attached
Spring 2013
IE 5320 - ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING METHODS
A survey of enterprise engineering methods. Topics include system development methodology, discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity-based performance analysis, and process improvement. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Last Updated on June 26, 2013, 10:06 am
No Documents Attached
Fall 2012
IE 4308 - QUALITY SYSTEMS
A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment.
Last Updated on June 26, 2013, 10:06 am
No Documents Attached
Fall 2012
IE 5303 - QUALITY SYSTEMS
Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance. Prerequisite: IE 3301, or IE 5317, or equivalent
Last Updated on June 26, 2013, 10:06 am
No Documents Attached
Summer 2012
IE 3312 - Economics for Engineers
Tools and methods used for determining the comparative financial desirability of engineering alternatives. Prerequisite: MATH 1426 or concurrent enrollment.
Last Updated on June 26, 2013, 10:06 am
No Documents Attached
Fall 2010
IE 4308 - QUALITY SYSTEMS
A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment.
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
Fall 2010
IE 5303 - QUALITY SYSTEMS
Principles and practices of industrial quality control. Topics include the Deming philosophy, process improvements, statistical process control, process capability analysis and product acceptance. Prerequisite: IE 3301, or IE 5317, or equivalent
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
Summer 2010
IE 3312 - Economics for Engineers
Tools and methods used for determining the comparative financial desirability of engineering alternatives. Prerequisite: MATH 1426 or concurrent enrollment.
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
Spring 2010
IE 4318 - ENTERPRISE DESIGN
Design, analysis, and modeling of enterprises. Topics include enterprise architectures, structured system modeling methods, enterprise integration, and enterprise transformation. Prerequisite: Junior standing
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
Spring 2010
IE 5320 - ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING METHODS
A survey of enterprise engineering methods.  Topics include a system development methodology, a discussion of enterprise architectures, activity modeling, business modeling, activity based performance analysis, simulation, and process improvement.  Prerequisite:  graduate standing.
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
Fall 2009
IE 5303 - QUALITY SYSTEMS
A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
Fall 2009
IE 5303 - QUALITY SYSTEMS
A comprehensive coverage of modern quality systems techniques to include the design of statistical process control systems, acceptance sampling, and process analysis and design. Prerequisite: IE 3314 or concurrent enrollment
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
Summer 2009
IE 5304 - ADVANCED ENGINEERING ECONOMY
I E 5304    Probabilistic cash flow models and the use of simulation for the evaluation of capital investments.  Prerequisite:  graduate standing.
No Syllabus Attached!
No Documents Attached
July 1997 -
July 1998
Chairman of the Departmental Tenure and Promotion Committee

Chairman

Elected
July 1980 -
July 1986
Member of Faculty Senate

Member of Faculty Senate, The University of Texas at Arlington

Elected
July 2004
Ongoing
Systems Engineering Graduate Advisor
July 2002
Ongoing
Engineering Management Graduate Advisor
January 2002
August 2012
Undergraduate Advisor
July 1998
August 2012
Chair