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Ghassan "Gus" H. Elias earned both his B.S. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and his M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management from CSUN. He is an Assistant Professor of Engineering (part-time faculty) and was appointed in the Spring of 2005 as the Director of the Online Graduate Program. Additionally, Professor Elias taught courses as a part-time faculty with the Department of Civil Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Professor Elias consults on Risk Analysis, Forecasting & Decision-making, Facility Planning, Six-Sigma & Lean Manufacturing, Quality Assurance & Control, Productivity & Flow Analysis, Statistics, Innovation & Project Management, Engineering Economics, Procurement & Logistics, Material Control & Inventory Management, Industrial Safety (General/Ordinary Locations, Hazardous Areas & Potentially Explosive Atmospheres), Standards & Specifications, and Product Certifications (Non-Incendive & Intrinsic Safety Circuits, Flame & Explosion-Proof Enclosures).

Professor Elias is an associate member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), the Student Association of Materials and Processing Engineers (SAMPE), a commissioned Notary Public in the State of California and is fluent in both Arabic and English. He enjoys the outdoors, hiking, automotive & mechanical repair, yard work, construction projects, riding motorcycles, exposure to different cultures, arts and classical music.

Professor Elias is a proud recipient of CSUN's prestigious 2005 Volunteer's Service Award.

Contact Me


Email - CSUN : Gus.Elias@csun.edu
CSUN Office: JD-3308
CSUN - California State University, Northridge
CECS - College of Engineering & Computer Science

MSEM - Department of Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management
Telephone Number: (818) 677-2167
Email: MSEM@csun.edu

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