Luis Occeña

Luis Occeña

Luis Occeña, Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Luis Occena


Luis G. Occeña is an associate professor in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department at the University of Missouri. His current research is on Industry 4.0 and its applications to a variety of enterprises and the development of smart tools and digital twins to help increase productivity, safety and quality. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the Department of Education, the Kauffman Foundation and corporate sponsors.


  • PhD from Purdue University
  • MS from Virginia Tech
  • BS from De La Salle University

Technical Focus

Scalable systems and information integration
Smart manufacturing
Product realization
Industrial automation
Industrial engineering applications in healthcare, food safety, logistics, energy, and manufacturing systems

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