Jason Low


  • Phone: 919.515.1424
  • Office: 4311C Fitts-Woolard Hall

Jason Low is a Lecturer in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and has been a member of the ISE Department since 1997, when he joined the program as a Research Assistant. He has conducted and advised research in areas of machining, non-traditional processes and manufacturing systems. Jason now teaches the Manufacturing Engineering Practicum (ISE216) and Automation (ISE416) manufacturing courses. He has been involved in the programmatic efforts of the Integrated Manufacturing and Systems Engineering Institute, the Furniture Manufacturing and Management Center, and the Wood Machining, Tooling and Research Program.

Previously, Jason worked as a Manufacturing Engineer for Digital Equipment Corporation and served three co-op terms during his undergraduate studies for Data General Corporation, both in his native state of Maine.

Jason is an active member of IIE, SME, and serves as an advisor to the student chapters of those groups. He is currently Secretary for the local chapter of SME, Chair of the University Physical Environment Committee and continues his outreach to industry and the university community through these groups. Jason has brought numerous donations to the College and Department in the form of materials, software and service, and actively seeks industry partnerships to further economize the learning experience. He is the co-author of various papers in the areas of surface characterization, electron beam melting and electrical discharge machining.

Research Interests

Jason’s primary research interests non-traditional material removal processes, rapid prototyping, automation and assembly systems.


MIEMaster in Industrial EngineeringNC State University2001
BSEEBachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering TechnologyUniversity of Maine1992

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