Our Team

Director:  Dr. Hitesh D. Vora, Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering Technology
Assistant Professor

559 Engineering North
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
Phone: (405) 744-9578
E-mail: hitesh.vora@okstate.edu
Webpage: http://www.met.okstate.edu/content/vora-hitesh-d



Previous Director:  Dr. William J Kolarik, Ph.D., P.E., CEM



School of Industrial Engineering & Management

William Bentley Chair Professor

322 Engineering North

Stillwater, OK 74078

Telephone: 405-744-5042

Email: william.kolarik@okstate.edu

Our previous director, Dr. William Kolarik, retired in Januray 2, 2018, worked with a group of highly trained, hand-picked engineering students to address real problems and to provide our clients with detailed, actionable recommendations.
Dr. Kolarik has directed the OSU Industrial Assessment Center since 2001.  He is an expert not only in industrial energy efficiency but also in quality and productivity management systems.

Michael McCombs

Yudong Liu

Wendy Wong Lau

Cynthia Craig


Moayad Almatar

Patrick Smith

Lavanya Eswaran

Jay Shah