lndustrial Engineering


Dr. Sandra K. Garrett

Assistant Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering
130C Freeman Hall, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0920

Phone: (864) 656-3114
Fax: (864) 656-0795
Email: garrett@clemson.edu

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Dr. Sandra K. Garrett


BS, Industrial Engineering
Clemson University, 1999

MS, Industrial Engineering
Purdue University, 2002

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering
Purdue University, 2007

Research Areas

Information flow and knowledge development within complex environments, team coordination, and healthcare systems engineering.

Selected Publications

Garrett, S. K., Caldwell, B. S., Harris, E. C., & Gonzalez, M. C. (in press). Six Dimensions of Expertise: A More Comprehensive Definition of Cognitive Expertise for Team Coordination.

Avery, G. H., Lawley, M., Garrett, S. K., Caldwell, B. S., Durr, M. P., Abraham, D., et al. (2008).  Planning For Pandemic Influenza: Lessons from the Experiences of Thirteen Indiana Counties.  Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  5(1), (article 29).

Garrett, S. K., & Caldwell, B. S. (2002).  Describing Functional Requirements for Knowledge Sharing Communities.  Behaviour and Information Technology.  21(5), 359-364.

Garrett, S. K., Melloy, B. J., & Gramopadhye, A. K. (2001). The Effects of Per-Lot and Per-Item Pacing on Inspection Performance. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 27(5), 291-302.

Courses Taught

IE 800 Human Factors Engineering
IE 210 Design and Analysis of Work Systems
IE 491/691  Engineering Approach to Accident Investigation
IE 813 Occupational Ergonomics

Professional Affiliations

Alpha Pi Mu
American Society for Engineering Education
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Institute of Industrial Engineers
Tau Beta Pi


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