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Daw R. Al-Werfalli, DE

Professor

21000 West Ten Mile Road
Engineering Building, E31
Southfield, MI 48075

dalwerfal@ltu.edu

Phone: (248) 204-2580

Education

  • D.E., Manufacturing, University of Detroit
  • M.E., Manufacturing, University of Detroit
  • M.S., Textile Engineering, Georgia Tech
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of AL-Fateh, Tripoli Libya

Courses and Advising

Research Interests

  • Quality Management Systems (MQAS, AS 9100, ISO 9000, ISO 14000 and TS 16949)
  • Leadership and Management
  • Manufacturing Processes / Manufacturing Systems Integration
  • Six Sigma applications and Lean Quality Tools
  • Lean Manufacturing Strategies and Process and Quality Improvement
  • Problem Solving and Optimization of Production Facilities
  • Product Innovation and Design
  • Manufacturing Safety Training
  • Automotive Systems Redesign/Reconfiguration
  • Engineering Management Training and Education

Honors and Awards

  • Community Role Model in Education, 2010, Forum and Link award, Dearborn, Michigan
  • Recipient of the “Arab American of the Year in Education”, May, 2009. Michigan
  • Recipient of the Outstanding Engineering Faculty of the Year Award at LTU, 2004
  • Recipient of the “Lawrence Technological University Faculty member of the Year” Award, 1997 

Activities and Service

  • Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Member, North America Die Casting Association (NADCA)
  • Member, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACC)
  • Member, MEDC Steering committee for Dual Education System (DES)
  • Member, Pi Tau Sigma