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manufacturing executive , Engineering educator

F. Stan Settles,, American engineering educator, manufacturing executive.


Settles,, F. Stan was born on October 3, 1938 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Frank S. and Dorothy Marie (Johnson) Settles.


Bachelor of Science in Production Technology, Industrial Engineering, LeTourneau College, Longview, Texas, 1962. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1969.


Senior systems analyst AiResearch Manufacturing Company, Phoenix, 1968-1970, project manager, 1970-1974, manager operational planning, 1974-1980. Manager industrial engineers Garrett Pneumatic Systems, 1980-1983. Manager industrial manufacturing engineering Garrett Turbine Engineering Company, 1983-1985.

Vice president manufacturing operations AiResearch Manufacturing Company, Torrance, California, 1985-1987. Director industrial manufacturing engineering The Garrett Corporation, Phoenix, 1987-1988. Director planning Garrett Engine Division, 1988-1992.

Assistant director White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 1992-1993. Program director National Science Foundation, 1992-1994. Professor, chairman industrial and systems engineering department University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1994—2003, International Business Machines Corporation professor engineering management, director system architect & engineering program, since 2003.

Faculty associate Arizona State University, Tempe, 1974-1985, 90-92, research professor, 1992-1994.


Member school board Tempe Elementary School District, 1976-1980. Member Young Men’s Christian Association Indian Guides, national chief, 1978-1979. Fellow Institute Industrial Engineers (president 1987-1988, Operations Research award 1980), Institute Operations Research and Management Science, National Academy Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior ), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Engineering Management Society, American Society Quality Control, American Society Engineering Education.


Married Evelyn Brown, June 10, 1961. Children: Frank S. III, Richard, Charles, Michael.

Frank S. Settles,

Dorothy Marie (Johnson) Settles,

Evelyn Brown

Michael Settles,

Richard Settles,

Charles Settles,

Frank S. III Settles,