Draft:Edem Tetteh

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Edem Tetteh is the Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Rowan College at Burlington County also known as RCBC. [1]

He has also been recognized by the Burlington County Times[2], as "one of 2017's Burlington County Emerging Leaders".

Early Life[edit]

Edem Tetteh was born in Aného, Togo.

Career[edit]

Edem Tetteh retired from the U.S. Naval Reserve in 2007. While in the reserve, Tetteh attended Purdue University and acquired his Ph.D. in Technology. In 2009, Edem Tetteh was the Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering and Technology at Virginia State University.[3] Tetteh then became Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia in 2011. While there, Dr. Tetteh worked with the Savannah River Remediation on developing a software program that will collect and share information encountered during liquid waste operations at the Savannah River Site (SRS) with other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sites.[4] After serving for 3 years, Tetteh was then appointed Interim Dean of Academic Affairs at Potomac State College of West Virginia University in July 2014.[5] During is service at Potomac State, Tetteh served as an Occupational Safety and Health Instructor. After two years, Dr. Tetteh was then named the first dean of the newly created Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics department.[6][7] Recently, Dr. Tetteh created a collaboration between The Philadelphia Science Festival and Rowan College at Burlington County called Science Slam.[8] Rowan College at Burlington County hosts this event annually.

Contributions[edit]

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with the Virginia Commonwealth University[9], has also worked to create curriculum for Lean manufacturing.
  • West African Study Abroad Program[10]
  • National Science Foundation Award, Co-principal investigator. Has awarded over $700,000 to date.[11]
  • Science Slam, collaboration with the Philadelphia Science Festival[12]

Education[edit]

Dr. Tetteh received a Ph.D. in Technology from Purdue University. He also received both a M.S in Industrial Engineering and a B.S. in Industrial Technology from North Carolina A&T State University.[13]

Books[edit]

Co-wrote: [14]

  • Lean Six Sigma for Optimal System Performance in Manufacturing and Service Organizations: Emerging Research and Opportunities (Advances in Logistics, Operations, and Management Science) (2018)
  • Engineering Approach to Workspace Design: Issues for the Obese Workers (2009)
  • Lean Six Sigma Approaches in Manufacturing, Services, and Production(2014)
  • Customer Oriented Global Supply Chains: Concepts for Effective Management (2012)

Honors and Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Division - Top Community College in New Jersey - Rowan College at Burlington County". rcbc.edu.
  2. ^ "Dr. Edem Tetteh". Burlington County Times.
  3. ^ "REVERSE CURRICULUM DESIGN OF LEAN MANUFACTURING FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION" (PDF). REVERSE CURRICULUM DESIGN OF LEAN MANUFACTURING FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION: 14. 2009.
  4. ^ "Paine College". srremediation.com. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  5. ^ "Potomac State College - Edem G. Tetteh, Ph.D., appointed Interim Dean of Academic Affairs". www.potomacstatecollege.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  6. ^ "Rowan College at Burlington County names new dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics | Rowan College at Burlington County". www.rcbc.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  7. ^ "Rowan College at Burlington County Names Dr. Edem Tetteh First Dean of New STEM Division". Innovation
    New Jersey
    . Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  8. ^ staff, BCT. "Science Slam to bring hands-on experiments to RCBC on Sunday". Burlington County Times. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  9. ^ "Potomac State College - Edem G. Tetteh, Ph.D., appointed Interim Dean of Academic Affairs". www.potomacstatecollege.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  10. ^ "RCBC Offers West African Study Abroad Opportunity and Faculty Exchange Programs". 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  11. ^ "NSF Award Search: Award#1601487 - Comprehensive Integration of Advanced Manufacturing Competencies throughout an Associates Degree and a Stackable Certificate Curricula". www.nsf.gov. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  12. ^ staff, BCT. "Science Slam to bring hands-on experiments to RCBC on Sunday". Burlington County Times. Retrieved 2018-08-23.
  13. ^ "Potomac State College - Edem G. Tetteh, Ph.D., appointed Interim Dean of Academic Affairs". www.potomacstatecollege.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  14. ^ "Amazon.com: Edem G. Tetteh: Books". www.amazon.com. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  15. ^ University, Purdue Marketing & Media, Purdue. "Center for Instructional Excellence - Celebration of Graduate Student Teaching". www.purdue.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  16. ^ staff, the BCT. "BCT, chamber of commerce name 25 Emerging Leaders for 2017". Burlington County Times. Retrieved 2018-08-22.