Tycho Fredericks

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Tycho Fredericks
Professor
Office: 
(269) 276-3360
Location: 
E-207 Floyd Hall, Mail Stop 5336
Mailing address: 
Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336 USA
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Wichita State University, 1995.
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Wichita State University, 1991.
  • B.S., Physics, Ursinus College, 1989.
Research interests: 
  • Occupational ergonomics
  • Seating
  • Product design and evaluation.
Bio: 

Committees

  • International Society for Occupational Ergonomics & Safety (1992 - Present)
    •  Executive Committee, (2005 - Present)
  • Human Factors and Ergonomic Society (1992 - Present)
  • Institute of Industrial Engineering (1990 - Present)
    • Southwest Michigan Chapter (145), (1995-1997)
    • Faculty Advisor Student Chapter IIE, (1995-Present)
    • Region 4 Assistant Vice President of Student Development,
      (2006 - Present)
  • International Journal of Industrial Engineering (1996 - Present)
    • Editorial Board, (1996 - Present)
    • News Editor, (2005 - Present)
    • Program Chair, annual conference, (2003)
    • Co-Conference Chair, annual conference, (2005)

Grants and awards

  • Alpha Pi Mu, Industrial Engineering Honor Society.
  • Ray H. Witt Management Award. Recipient of an international award for the best paper presented on foundry management themes at the American Foundrymen’s Society Casting Congress during a three-year period. 
  • Phi Kappa Phi.