Our Team

The IndustryX core team is composed of cutting-edge research scientists from Wayne State University and skilled industry experts, all of whom feel empowered to innovate, evolve and accelerate operational excellence. Our research scientists specialize in disciplines from workforce development to robotics engineering, collaborating to deliver advanced research projects in human capital development, venture and IP, grants and funding, and thought leadership.

IndustryX | Our Team

Center Leadership

imdustryX center Leadership

Ratna Babu Chinnam, PhD

DATA SCIENCE & ANALYTICS

industryX Center Team

Leslie Monplaisir, PhD

product development

Nouman Hussain | IndustryX center team

Noman Husain

Change Management

Principal Research Scientists

Murat-Yildirim,-PhD

Murat Yildirim, PhD

Cyber Physical Systems
Golam-Newaz,-PhD

Golam Newaz, PhD

Advanced Manufacturing
Ming-Dong,-PhD

Ming Dong, PhD

Artificial Intelligence
Daniel-Grosu,-PhD

Daniel Grosu, PhD

Cloud & Edge Computing
Sara-Masoud,-PhD

Sara Masoud, PhD

Mixed Reality & Simulation
Ana-Djuric,-PhD

Ana Djuric, PhD

Robotics Engineering
Alper-Murat,-PhD

Alper Murat, PhD

Supply Chain & Operations Management
Yinlun-Huang,-PhD

Yinlun Huang, PhD

Sustainability
Jeremy-Rickli,-PhD

Jeremy Rickli, PhD

Workforce Development

our expertise

IndustryX team expertise