401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606
Education: 1997 University of Engineering and Technology, B.S.
2000 Jordan University of Science and Technology, M.S.
2003 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, M.S.
2004 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Global Business
Information Systems and Operations Management
Strategic Operations and Information Management
Farouq Alhourani specializes in operations management, service operations management, supply chain management and total quality management. His research interests lie in group technology for cellular manufacturing, lean production, manufacturing systems, quality control and total quality management. Alhourani has published articles in the International Journal of Production Research, Decision Sciences Journal and Journal of Manufacturing Systems. He also published articles for teaching innovation in service operations management and lean production in the Journal of Information Systems and Operations Management Education. Alhourani is also the author of a forthcoming textbook in operations management.
Professional and Community Activities: Alhourani serves as the SAP coordinator at The University of Tampa. He is also a SAP Certified Business Associate with SAP ERP 6.0. Alhourani is also certified to administer the HEC Montreal ERP Simulation Game using SAP enterprise software. He is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI); Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) Society; and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). He also serves as an ad hoc reviewer in the Decision Sciences Journal.