Dr. Hardin is Director of the Online Engineering Management program in the Department of Industrial Engineering. This Master's degree program officially launched in August 2013. After completing his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, he had a wide variety of industrial positions in the airline, air express, financial and industrial equipment industries. He was partner in a small business for about 12 years before returning to academia for graduate studies.
Dr. Hardin teaches courses in Engineering Economics, Work Design, Management and Computer Applications. He has completed several workshops in teaching critical thinking and distance learning.