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Harry A. Pierson

Harry A. Pierson

Assistant Professor


(INEG)-Industrial Engineering

Phone: 479-575-6034

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Dr. Pierson’s research interests include collaborative robotics and agile automation.  Applications include distribution center operations and low-volume, high-mix manufacturing environments.  Additionally, he conducts research in additive manufacturing (commonly referred to as 3D printing).  Dr. Pierson teaches courses in applied robotics and manufacturing processes.  He joined the faculty in 2014.

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Industrial robotics and automation
  • Collaborative robotics
  • Flexible manufacturing processes and systems
  • Vibration in manufacturing processes
  • Applied Robotics
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio State University
  • M.S., Engineering Management (Manufacturing Engineering), University of Missouri-Rolla
  • B.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla