Dr. Dennis R Jones Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin - Stout
Operations and Management Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 263 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-5517
Email: jonesde@uwstout.edu

Teaching Interests: Product Development, Production, Commercialization, Quality, Engineering Economy, Operations, Management, Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, Safety, Facility Design, Material Handling, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Applications, Flexible Manufacturing, Environmental Safety, Product Design, Industrial Automation, Rapid Prototyping, CAD/CAM, Simulation Modeling, Manufacturing Processes, Engineering Management, Project Management, Change Management, Knowledge/Strategic Management, Technology Evaluation, Innovation, Product Development, Health Care, Agile Manufacturing, Manufacturing Systems Management, Methods Improvement, Quality and Reliability, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Economic Decision Analysis, Production Systems, Automation, Manufacturing Technology, Safety, Production/Operations Management, Systems Engineering, Biomechanics, Manufacturing Systems, Human Factors Engineering, Technology Management, New Technology Implementation, Process Planning, Venture Development, and Small Business Entrepreneurship.

Research Interests: Product Development, Production, Commercialization, Quality, Engineering Economy, Operations, Management, Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, Safety, Facility Design, Material Handling, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Applications, Flexible Manufacturing, Environmental Safety, Product Design, Industrial Automation, Rapid Prototyping, CAD/CAM, Simulation Modeling, Manufacturing Processes, Engineering Management, Project Management, Change Management, Knowledge/Strategic Management, Technology Evaluation, Innovation, Product Development, Health Care, Agile Manufacturing, Manufacturing Systems Management, Methods Improvement, Quality and Reliability, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Economic Decision Analysis, Production Systems, Automation, Manufacturing Technology, Safety, Production/Operations Management, Systems Engineering, Manufacturing Systems, Human Factors Engineering, Technology Management, New Technology Implementation, and Entrepreneurship.

Education

    • Ph D Industrial and Systems Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 2006
    • MS Manufacturing Systems Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 1999
    • MS Industrial Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 1990
    • MBA Finance
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Whitewater, WI, 1989
    • MBA Management
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Whitewater, WI, 1988
    • BS Mathematics and Computer Science
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Whitewater, WI, 1987

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin - Stout, Department of Operations and Management; College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management
        Assistant Professor
        August 2014 -
      • Northern Illinois University, Department of Engineering Technology, College of Engineering
        Assistant Professor
        July 2006 - May 2010
      • University of Wisconsin- Madison, Department of Industrial Engineering
        Research/Project Assistant
        May 1998 - August 2006
      • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of lndustrial Engineering
        Instructor/Teaching Assistant
        August 1998 - June 1999
      • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Industrial Engineering
        Teaching Assistant
        August 1997 - May 1998
      • University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Business
        Lecturer
        May 1988 - August 1988
      • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, School of Business
        Lecturer
        January 1987 - May 1988

    Industry

      • John Deere Company
        Senior Manufacturing/Facilities Engineer
        June 1999 - August 2002
      • General Motors Corporation
        Senior Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer
        May 1987 - May 1997

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Jones, D. (Submitted). The Relationship between Working Conditions and Musculoskeletal/Ergonomic Disorders in a Manufacturing Facility: A Longitudinal Research Study. Applied Ergonomics.
    • Jones, D. (Submitted). Introducing Applied Project Management into the Classroom. .
    • Jones, D. (Submitted). Work Organization and Stress Factors in Musculoskeletal Disorders. The Ergonomics Open Journal.

    Conference Proceeding

    • Jones, D. (2009). The Relationship between Working Conditions and Musculoskeletal I Ergonomic Disorders in a Manufacturing Facility- A Longitudinal Research Study. , San Diego, California: Human-Computer Interaction International.
    • Jones, D. (2008). The Relationship between working Conditions and Ergonomic I Musculoskeletal Disorders in a Manufacturing Facility- A Longitudinal Research Study. , Las Vegas, Nevada: Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics.
    • Jones, D. (2007). The Relationship between Working Conditions and Musculoskeletal/Ergonomic Disorders in a Manufacturing Facility- A Longitudinal Research Proposal. , Beijing, P.R. China: Human-Computer Interaction International.
    • Jones, D., & Smith, M. J. (2005). Psychosocial Aspects of New Technology Implementation. , Las Vegas, Nevada: Human-Computer Interaction International.
    • Jones, D., & Smith, M. J. (2004). Implementing New Technology. , New Orleans, Louisiana: Human Factors & Ergonomics Society .
    • Jones, D., & Smith, M. J. (2003). New Technology Implementation. , Denver, Colorado: Human Factors & Ergonomics Society .
    • Jones, D., & Smith, M. J. (2002). Team Implementation of New Technology. , Baltimore, Maryland: Human Factors & Ergonomics Society .
    • Jones, D., & Smith, M. J. (2001). Implementation of New Technology. , Minneapolis, Minnesota: Human Factors & Ergonomics Society .
    • Smith, T. J., Albin, T. J., Koscheyev, V. S., Leon, G. S., Mattila, M., & Jones, D. (2000). Future Trends in Management of Hazardous Environments (panel discussion). , San Diego, California: Human Factors & Ergonomics Society .
    • Jones, D. (1999). Hands-On Human Factors and Ergonomics Education. , Houston, Texas: Human Factors & Ergonomics Society .
    • Barnes, K., Caldwell, B., Jones, D., Monot, J., Rogers, M., Varnell, K., & Watson, J. (1998). Using Information Terrains in Information Displays. , Montreal, Canada: Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory .