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Associate Professor
Andres Sousa-Poza                

Phone: (757)683-4558
Fax: (757)683-5640

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Ph.D. Engineering Management, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1999

Dr. Andres Sousa-Poza is an Assistant Professor at Old Dominion University in The Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering. Prior to joining the faculty at Old Dominion, Dr. Sousa-Poza was a Post-Doctoral Researcher and Teaching Associate at the University of Missouri-Rolla. Before entering academia, Dr. Sousa-Poza worked in the manufacture of food processing facilities with Buhler AG located in Uzwil, Switzerland where he was active as a Technical Sales Person and On-Site Project Manager. Following his activities with Buhler AG, Dr. Sousa-Poza joined Prima Foods in Gaborone, Botswana as the General Manager. Dr. Sousa-Poza has international projects and management experience in Western and Eastern Europe, Southern Africa and the United States of America.

Dr. Sousa-Poza's research interests include engineering and management in global environments, organizational analysis and design, and technical and sociotechnical systems. He has been actively involved in the research and implementation of quality management systems (TQM and ISO 9000) in Southern Africa, Europe and the United States.

Dr. Sousa-Poza received a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri-Rolla, USA in 1995 and 1999 respectively.