M. Affan Badar, PhD has been a faculty member at Indiana State University (ISU), USA since August 2002. He is a Professor and Chair of the Applied Engineering & Technology Management Department. He received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma (USA) in 2002, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KSA) in 1993, and M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering in 1990 and B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering in 1988 from Aligarh Muslim University (India). At ISU, Dr. Badar teaches in the B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) and M.S. and Ph.D. in Technology Management programs.