Dr. Jesus A. Jimenez is an Associate Professor in the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas at El Paso, and his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. He joined Texas State University in 2006.


His research areas are simulation modeling and analysismodeling and analysis of semiconductor manufacturing; sustainable manufacturing/supply chains; statistics applied to improve manufacturing and service systems.

Dr. Jimenez’s professional mission is stated as follows:

“I strive to inspire others to improve any type of system through the use of simulation, operations research and statistics. It is critical to carry out this mission in an environment of high-level learning, discovery, industry engagement, networking and collaboration. A synergistic approach to research, teaching, service and leadership creates this environment.”

Dr. Jimenez is actively working with industry through the Center of High Performance Systems (CHiPS). His projects have been supported by companies such as SEMATECH, 3M, NEC America, among others. He involves undergraduate and graduate students in his projects and in his research publications; the aim is that his students will hopefully join these companies as interns or full-time industrial engineers, or they will pursue masters or Ph.D. degrees.

Contact me at:

Ingram School of Engineering
Texas State University-San Marcos,
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666-4616
Phone: +1 (512) 245-3560;

e-mail: jesus.jimenez@txstate.edu