Stephen Rapp

Stephen Rapp

Adjunct Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering

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Stephen Rapp


Senior Scientist, Industrial Engineer at Tank Automotive Research Development Engineering Center (TARDEC).


  • Wayne State University - PhD in Industrial Engineering
  • United States Naval Postgraduate School - MS in Operations Research
  • United States Naval Academy - BS (Engineering and Finance)

Courses Taught

IE 7720 - Decision and Risk Analysis

IE 7610 - Fundamentals of Six Sigma

IE 7995 - Project Risk Management

Research Interests

Engineering Optimization

Product Design

Design for Six Sigma

Markov Decision Process

Set-Based Design

Professional Affiliations

Institute for Management Science (INFORMS) - Military Applications Society (MAS)

Military Operations Research Society (MORS)

International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE)

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)