Tarek Algeddawy

Associate Professor


Dr. Algeddawy has been involved in 30+ industrial projects, as a research fellow and a manager, in USA, Canada and Egypt, from the state and private sectors, in varying fields such as process improvement, automation and engineering learning. He published 55+ papers in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. Tarek and his undergrad research team are currently building an automated low cost open access learning factory, to help teach emerging trends in systems integration, and conduct data driven research.

Educational & Professional Experience

Assistant professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth, 2013-2018.

Ph.D. and PDF, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems, University of Windsor, Canada, 2006-2012.

M.S., Industrial Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 2001-2004.

B.S., Mechanical and Production Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt, 1994-2000.

Research Interests

Learning factories, automation, systems integration, Industry 4.0, Manufacturing systems and product design.