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Chuck Ebeling

Professor Emeritus


School of Engineering: Department of Engineering Management, Systems, and Technology


Email: Chuck Ebeling
Phone: 937-229-4216
Kettering Laboratories Room 365D


  • Ph.D., Industrial and Engineering Systems, The Ohio State University, 1973
  • M.S., Logistics Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1969
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, 1965

Selected Publications

  • Ebeling, C. E. (2019). An introduction to reliability and maintainability engineering. 3rd ed. Long Grove, Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc.
  • Deep, R., Ebeling, C. E., Litko, J., Shaw, C. M., & Sweeney, P. J. (2008). A comparative analysis of student perceptions of live classroom teaching, live distance learning and recordings. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Ebeling, C. E. (1999, April). A statistical analysis of space shuttle reliability and maintainability trends. Aerospace Science Symposium, Dayton-Cincinnati, OH.
  • Ebeling, C. E., & Morris, D. (1996, September). Analysis of shuttle orbiter reliability and maintainability data for conceptual studies. Proceedings of the AIAA 1996 Space Programs and Technologies Conference, Huntsville, AL.
  • Ebeling, C. E. (1991, June). Optimal stock levels and service channel allocations in a multi-item repairable asset inventory system. IIE Transactions, 23(2), 115-120.

Selected Research and Work

  • Development of production/manufacturing models
  • Inventory analysis
  • Mathematical programming and probabilistic modeling
  • Operations research
  • Reliability engineering
  • Software engineering, software quality assurance, software design and testing
  • Analyses of shuttle reliability and maintainability data; Langley Research Center (NASA)

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Engineer and Scientist Award in Education, Affiliate Societies Council of Dayton, 2008
  • University of Dayton School of Engineering Scholarly Achievement Award, 2001
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Ohio Society of Professional Engineers, highest grade in the State on the Industrial Engineering Examination, October 1991
  • Air Force Management Engineering Agency Technical Paper Award, 1979 and 1980

Courses Taught

  • ENM 500 Probability & Statistics for Engineers
  • ENM 503 Engineering Analysis - Methods & Models
  • ENM 541 Production Engineering
  • ENM 560 Quality Assurance
  • ENM 561 Design & Analysis of Experiments
  • ENM 565 Reliability Engineering I
  • ENM 566 Reliability Engineering II
  • ENM 590 Case Studies in Engineering Management
  • ENM 595 Special Project in Engineering Management
  • MSC 521 Introduction to Operations Research
  • MSC 523 Nonlinear Optimization
  • MSC 535 Applied Operations Research/Management Science
  • MSC 542 Inventory Theory and Application
  • MSC 572 System Simulation

Licenses, Certifications and Credentials

  • Professional Engineer (PE), retired status