David Elizandro
Hamburg, AR; Cookeville, TN
BSChE 1970
MBA 1971
PhD 1973

David Elizandro is professor of industrial engineering at Tennessee Tech University where he teaches operations research and simulation. He has the BS in chemical engineering, MBA, and PhD in industrial engineering. He has served as dean of
Mathematics, Science, and Engineering at the University of the Incarnate Word, chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Tennessee Technological University, and head of Computer Science at Texas A&M University – Commerce. David has publications and presentations in areas such as expert systems, data communications, distributed simulation, digital signal processing, and engineering education. He has also been an industry consultant on projects that include developing discrete event simulation models to assess resource requirements for logistics networks; digital signal processing boards; and flight controller communications systems. David received the Distinguished Faculty Award, Texas A&M, Commerce; served on the National Highway Safety Advisory Commission, and is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Pi Mu, and Upsilon Pi Epsilon. He also recently published a textbook in discrete event simulation.


Arkansas Academy of Chemical Engineers, 2008.