Arif Sirinterlikci, Ph.D., CMfgE
University Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Engineering)
412-397-4028 phone (M)
412-397-2593 fax
John Jay 285

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1989
  • Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering , Istanbul Technical University, 1992
  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2000

Professional Background

  • Packaging Engineer, Kale Kalip
  • Teaching/Research Assistant, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University
  • Graduate Teaching/Research Associate, Industrial and Systems Engineering/Die-Casting Center, The Ohio State University
  • Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University
  • Assistant Professor of Technology, Ohio Northern University
  • Associate Professor of Engineering and Coordinator of Learning Factory, Robert Morris University
  • Professor of Engineering and Co-Head of SEMS Research/ Outreach Center, Robert Morris University
  • Head of Engineering Department, Director of Engineering Laboratories, Robert Morris University
  • Associate Dean for Research and Outreach, Robert Morris University
  • Senior Director at the RMU Innovation and Outreach Center

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Manufacturing Processes and Simulation, Reverse Engineering, 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Tooling and Additive Manufacturing, Biomedical Design and Manufacturing, Industrial Automation and Robotics, Entertainment Technology


  • 137 Publications and Presentations:
    - 3 Thesis/Dissertations
    - 97 Conference Papers or Presentations
    - 7 Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Technical Papers - republished from select SME conference papers
    - 19 Scientific Journal Papers
    - 7 Trade Journal Articles 
    - 3 Book Chapters
    - 1 Book: A Comprehensive Approach to Digital Manufacturing with Y. Ertekin, published by Cham. Springer Switzerland, April 5, 2023 (ISBN: 9783031253546)