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Bob White, Ph.D., P.E.

Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management
Western Michigan University
E-216 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: (269) 276-3379



  • Ph.D. in Engineering Valuation, Iowa State University, 1980
  • M.S. in Operations Research, Western Michigan University, 1976
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Western Michigan University, 1972

Courses Taught:

  • IME 2010 Entrepreneurial Engineering I
  • IME 3010 Entrepreneurial Engineering II
  • IME 3100 Engineering Economy
  • IME 4160 Operations Control in Industry
  • IME 6060 Capital Budgeting and Cost Analysis

Research Projects:

  • Integration of Cost Accounting and Project Justification Methods
  • Analysis of Salvage Methods for Public Utilities


  • University Alumni Teaching Excellence Award
  • Tau Beta Pi College Teaching Excellence Award
  • ASEF Delos National Award for Excellence in Engineering Laboratory Instruction