Ann H. Batchelor

Emeritus Professor

Assistant Director of Systems Engineering


Ann H. Batchelor has extensive industrial experience in technical management, systems engineering, production, manufacturing, lean engineering, life cycle management, test and analysis, transitioning technology into manufacturing, proposal and project management and technical writing. 

Her experience includes 20+ years in research, product development, manufacturing, engineering management and business development in the defense industry as chief scientist, systems engineer, Director of Engineering, and Director of Program Management.  

While at CSU, she has worked with the Energy Institute in the natural gas leak monitoring projects and with transportation projects. She teaches Engineering Project and Program Management, Systems Requirements Engineering, and Engineering Risk Assessment. 

She is a past certified program management professional by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a Military Sensing Fellow (DOD Informational and Analysis Center for Military Sensing), lecturer on risk and opportunity management courses, former President-elect of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Atlanta Chapter, and a former course leader at GT for infrared and visible signature suppression course.


M.S. 1975, Clemson University – Nutrition, Biochemistry, Anatomy

B.S. 1973, Erskine College – Chemistry

Courses Taught

Research Interests

  • Engineering Project Management
  • Engineering Program Management
  • Technical Program Management
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Product Development from Concept Through Fielding
  • Defense and Industrial
  • Engineering Management

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Program Management Professional by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Military Sensing Fellow (DOD Informational and Analysis Center for Military Sensing)