Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering

Christiaan J. J.  
Paredis, Ph.D.
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Clemson University, USA
Dr. Chris Paredis is the BMW Endowed Chair in Systems Integration in the Department of Automotive Engineering at Clemson University.  He has graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.  Previously, he was Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, and in the H.M. Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. From 2014-2016, he served as Program Director at the National Science Foundation, where he was responsible for programs related to systems engineering and design: Engineering and Systems Design (ESD), Systems Science (SYS), and Design of Engineering Material Systems (DEMS). In his research, Dr. Paredis focuses on Model-Based Systems Engineering, combining aspects of decision theory, information technology, simulation, and systems theory to support the design of complex engineered systems. He has served as Chair of the ASME Computers and Information in Engineering division, and as Conference Chair for the 2013 Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER’13) and the 2007 Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE’07). He currently serves as co-Editor of the ASME book series, Advances in Computers and Information in Engineering Research, and as Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering. He is Fellow of the ASME and received the 2007 CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching excellence Award, the 2007 SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, and the 2011 ASME CIE Excellence in Research Award.

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