The University of St. Thomas

School of Engineering

Perry Parendo

Perry Parendo

Perry K Parendo
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Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 651-962-5750
Fax: 651-962-6419

Mail OSS100
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: OSS 111

Faculty Website


B.S. 1988, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Interests and expertise

Design of experiments, managing technical innovation


Perry is a project manager with experience applying Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques early in the product and process development phase as well as in the manufacturing process. He has developed and now teaches a DOE course at the University of St. Thomas as well as at another local company. In addition, he was coordinator of the ENGR 480 Senior Design course. Perry has worked in various environments including automotive production, aerospace-grade instrumentation production and design, armament technology development and implantable medical products.

Selected Publications

"Price-H budgetary cost estimates using Design of Experiments," Society of Cost Estimating Analysis conference, June 1998.

"ETC Performance Drivers," JANNF conference on propulsion, Nov. 1995.

"60mm Electrothermal Chemical (ETC) Gun Performance Status," Joint Army Navy NASA Air Force (JANNAF) conference on propulsion, Nov. 1993.