John P. Shewchuk

Associate Professor, Associate Department Head, and Undergraduate Program Director
  • P. Eng.

John P. Shewchuk

John P. Shewchuk
John Shewchuk
259 Durham Hall
(MC 0118)
1145 Perry Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Areas

Main Area:  Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  • Modeling and analysis of manufacturing systems
  • Computer integrated manufacturing
  • Production systems, simulation, scheduling in manufacturing

Research Accomplishments

Applied research advancing the state-of-the-art in lean manufacturing

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1995
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1990
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, 1984
  • ISE 4214:  Lean Manufacturing
  • ISE 3024:  Data Management for Industrial Engineers

Reviewer for: International Journal of Production Research, Production Planning and Control, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Computers in Industry, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, IIE Transactions

Dr. John P. Shewchuk named Associate Department Head and Undergraduate Program Director (March 2017)

Dr. John Shewchuk named Interim Associate Department Head and Undergraduate Program Director (July 2016)

Engineering faculty receive dean’s awards for excellence (May 2015)

John P. Shewchuk receives 2011 Lean Teaching Award (June 2011)

Virginia Tech researchers, collaborators receive award from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for occupational safety, health in construction research (October 2009)

New $3.4 million construction safety effort through the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (October 2004)