Tommy White

Tommy White

Assistant Professor of Teaching, Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering Technology)


Tommy White


I have a BS, MS, and PhD in Engineering and Business. I worked in the automotive industry for over 25 years, holding the positions of Senior Engineering Manager, Section Manager, and Staff Research Engineer. I hold the certification of Black Belt in Design for Six Sigma and have led over 10 Six Sigma Design Project. I have published over 15 journal and conference papers and am the recipient of 25 patents and filed over 30 patents’ applications. As of September 2023, I joined the faculty of the WSU College of Engineering.


Ph.D., Systems Engineering, Oakland University.
MS, Manufacturing Engineering, Wayne State University.
MBA, International Business, University of Detroit.
BS, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Wayne State University.
BS, Business Administration, Lawrence Technological University.

Research Interests

Optimization of Manufacturing Systems
Discrete Event Simulation
Model Base Design

Courses taught by Tommy White

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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