faculty + staff

Dr. Daw Al-Werfalli
Full-Time Faculty

Mechanical Engineering

248.204.2580 p
248.204.2576 f

Dr. Daw Al-Werfalli

Background + Expertise


  • D.E., Manufacturing, University of Detroit

  • M.E., Manufacturing, University of Detroit

  • M.S., Textile Engineering, Georgia Tech

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of AL-Fateh, Tripoli Libya

Courses And Advising

  • Director, Master of Engineering Management program

  • Faculty Advisor, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) student chapter

  • Quality Engineering Systems

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Quality Control

  • World Class Manufacturing

  • Production Planning and Control

Research Interests

  • Quality Management Systems (MQAS, AS 9100, ISO 9000, ISO 14000 and TS 16949)

  • Leadership and Management

  • Manufacturing Processes / Manufacturing Systems Integration

  • Six Sigma applications and Lean Quality Tools

  • Lean Manufacturing Strategies and Process and Quality Improvement

  • Problem Solving and Optimization of Production Facilities

  • Product Innovation and Design

  • Manufacturing Safety Training

  • Automotive Systems Redesign/Reconfiguration

  • Engineering Management Training and Education

Honors And Awards

  • Community Role Model in Education, 2010, Forum and Link award, Dearborn, Michigan

  • Recipient of the “Arab American of the Year in Education”, May, 2009. Michigan

  • Recipient of the Outstanding Engineering Faculty of the Year Award at LTU, 2004

  • Recipient of the “Lawrence Technological University Faculty member of the Year” Award, 1997 

Activities And Service

  • Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  • Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

  • Member, North America Die Casting Association (NADCA)

  • Member, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)

  • Member, Board of Directors of the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACC)

  • Member, MEDC Steering committee for Dual Education System (DES)

  • Member, Pi Tau Sigma


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