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Theodor Freiheit

Theodor Freiheit

Research Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering


3001C EECS
1301 Beal, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (734) 764-8430

Research Interests

Manufacturing systems engineering. Design of manufacturing and service systems. Reliability and productivity. Markov chain models, including the application of predictive control. Interaction between manufacturing process parameters and failure modes. Product quality. The influence of production system approaches across industries. Applications of controls to manufacturing systems. Design theory and methodology. Product development. New product design. Design of machine components and systems. The influence of designer personality and environment on design outcomes. Engineering Management - with a particular interest in product development. Lean product design. Interaction of business, product, and process in engineering systems. Products design for flexible manufacturing systems.

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