Officers

The Industrial Engineering Division has an active board of officers. The officer rotation officially begins as Secretary/Treasurer upon election.  The first year is spent reviewing division bylaws, operating manual and website.  Minutes are received from the previous secretary/treasurer and distributed during the annual meeting. Minutes are taken during the meeting and passed to the newly elected officer.

CHAIR 2020-2021

Ebisa Wollega

Colorado State University, Pueblo

Interests: Large scale optimization, machine learning, and engineering education

Assistant Professor of Engineering

PROGRAM CHAIR

Raymond Smith III

East Carolina University

Interests: Simulation modeling and optimization methodologies with applications to healthcare, public health, supply chain, information systems, logistics, sustainability, and other industrial and service systems

Assistant Professor

PROGRAM CHAIR ELECT

Lisa Bosman

Purdue University

Interests: Decision Support Systems: solar energy performance, valuation, and management, STEM Education: entrepreneurial mindset, energy education, interdisciplinary education, and faculty professional development

Assistant Professor

Secretary/Treasurer

McKenzie Landrum

University of Florida

Interests: Industrial quality control, Decision support systems, Lean Production Systems, Engineering Education

Lecturer

PAST CHAIR 2019-2021

Paul C. Lynch

Penn State University Erie, The Behrend College

Interests: Metal Casting, Manufacturing Systems, Manufacturing Processes, Engineering Economy, Engineering Education

Assistant Professor

DIRECTOR

2020-2022

Rick Olson

University of San Diego

Interests: Applied Operations Research, Modeling, Heuristic Optimization, Sustainability

Associate Dean & Professor

DIRECTOR

2019-2021

Jessica Oswalt

Tennessee Tech

Interests: Engineering Leadership, Experiential Learning, Production Systems Design

Professor

PIC CHAIR

Chell Roberts

University of San Diego

Interests: Designing Innovative Engineering Curricular Programs

Dean, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

DIRECTOR

2020-2022

Tish Pohl

University of Arkansas

Interests: Facility Logistics, Engineering Economy, and Engineering Education

Clinical Assistant Professor

DIRECTOR

2019-2021

Leonardo Bedoya-Valencia

Colorado State University – Pueblo

Interests: Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems, Energy, Manufacturing, Health Care, Optimization, Heuristics, Algorithms, Hybrid Methods

Associate Professor

DIVERSITY COMMISSION (CDEI) DELEGATE

Karen Bursic

University of Pittsburgh

Interests: Engineering Economics, Probability and Statistics, Engineering Computing, Engineering and Project Management, Engineering Education

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director

P12 COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE

Justin Kile

Quinnipiac University

Interests: Engineering Economics, Project Management

Dean and Professor

WEBMASTER

Lawrence Whitman

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Interests: Inventory Management, Production/ Operations Management, Production Planning, Logistics, Optimization, Lean Manufacturing, Simulation Modeling

Dean