2-3 September 2021
Country: United States
Education: PhD or Doctorate
Affiliation: Texas A&M International University
Domain of Research: Machine Vision,Intelligent Systems,Artificial Intelligence,Software Engineering and Quality,Agents and Multi-agent Systems,Artificial Intelligence,Artificial Neural Networks,Assistive Robots,Automated Planning And Scheduling,Autonomous Robots,Computer Vision,Facial and Object Recognition,Fuzzy Logic,General Intelligence,Genetic Algorithms,Health care Systems,Human Computer Interaction,Human-Robot Interaction,Image Processing,Image Processing and Analysis,Image/Video Processing,Intelligent Driving,Intelligent Systems,Internet of Things,Machine Learning,Machine Vision,Mobile Robots,Motion And Manipulation,Neural Networks,Neuro-Fuzzy Systems,Numerical Analysis,Problem Solving,Robotics,Simulation,Swarm Intelligence,Systems Architectures,Unmanned Systems
Biography: Dr. T. Tashtoush is an Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), Laredo, TX. He got his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Systems and Industrial Engineering from State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton in 2013 and 2009, respectively, and his B.S. in Mechatronics - Mechanical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid, Jordan on 2005. He is one of the founders and the Vise-President for The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Laredo Professional Chapter. He is the founder, faculty adviser and team leader of TAMIU DustyTRON and DustySWARM NASA Robotics teams, DustyMOTOR Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Team/Chapter, and the TAMIU Society of Woman Engineers (SWE) student Chapter. Additionally, he is the Faculty Advisor of TAMIU Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Chapter, Students Engineering Council, TAMIU Students for the Exploration and Development of Space chapter, and International Petroleum Student Organization. In addition, Dr. Tashtoush is the West Officer for the Corpus Christi Section of IEEE and the advisory and facilitator for the Youth Science Leader of Laredo non-profit organization. He is a professional life member in the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), a professional member in the Society of Woman Engineers (SWE) organizations, and a life member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and the President-elect and Secretary of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Chapter 296. He was an engineering consultant for few companies located in upstate New York, focused on new product introduction and developments. Currently, He is working as a business mentor for MileOne IBAC - Incubator Program for high-tech/engineering focused early-stage businesses in Laredo, TX. In addition, he is working on a few local projects, and companies, and assisting entrepreneurs to start their business and work on their patents. He is a multi-discipline engineer, who has industrial and academic experience in the field of Systems Simulation and Design, Production Quality and Management, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma Processes, Industrial Robotics, and Automation, Exploration and Autonomous Robotics, Artificial Intelligent (AI), Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 3D Printing Processes, Engineering Statistical Analysis, Project Management, Optimization, Instruments, and Electrical Devices, Reliability, Healthcare Systems, Nano-Technology and Energy Harvesting, and Human Factors/Egomaniacs Studies.