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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

  • Green Production Systems
    Non-lean production planning and control incorporating environmental considerations
  • Lean Green Manufacturing
    Lean manufacturing where non-eco-friendly lean practices, methods, and techniques are modified in order to reduce adverse environmental impacts
  • Hybrid Manufacturing/Remanufacturing Systems
    Manufacturing facilities where manufacturing and remanufacturing operations occur simultaneously, using shared resources
  • Circular Manufacturing Systems
    Incorporation of used, remanufactured and/or recycled products and materials into the manufacturing process, resulting in a circular flow of items into/out of the manufacturing facility
  • Reverse Manufacturing Supply Chains
    Collecting used/end-of-life products, manufacturing process waste, etc., and returning these items to the manufacturing facility input stream for circular 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