Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Faculty Listing

Mohamed Aboul-Seoud

  • Lecturer
  • Ph.D., University of Louisville
    reliability engineering, quality control, operations research.

    M.S., University of Louisville, KY
    Industrial Engineering

    B.S., Cairo University, Egypt
    Civil Engineering

Wai Kin (Victor) Chan

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (University of California, Berkeley, 2005), M.Eng. Electrical Engineering (Tsinghua University, 2000), B.E. Electrical Engineering (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1997)

Mark J. Embrechts

  • Professor
  • Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering (Virginia Tech) 1981, M.S. Nuclear Engineering (Virginia Tech) 1978, M.S. Electrical Power Engineering (University of Leuven, Belgium, Great Distinction) 1977.

William J. Foley

  • Lecturer
  • Ph.D. Operations Research & Statistics (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1983),
    M.S. Operations Research & Statistics (Rensselaer, 1974),
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering (University of Connecticut, 1972)

Martha Grabowski

  • Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), M.B.A. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), B.S. (US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY)

Kent Hsu

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University Management Sciences M.S., Ohio State University Industrial and Systems Engineering B.S., Tunghai University Industrial Engineering

Charles Malmborg

  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
    Industrial and Systems Engineering

David Mendonca

Jennifer Pazour

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2011

    M.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2008

    B.S. Industrial Engineering, Mathematics Minor, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 2006

Thomas C Sharkey

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering (University of Florida, 2008)

    M.S. Mathematical Sciences (Johns Hopkins University, 2004)

    B.S. Mathematical Sciences (Johns Hopkins University, 2004)

William Wallace

  • Yamada Corporation Professor
  •   Ph.D. Management Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. 

     M.S. Management Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. 

     B.Ch.E. Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois 

John T. Wen

  • Head, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Ph.D. Computer and Systems Engineering (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1985), M.S. Electrical Engineering (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981), B.S. Electrical Engineering (McGill University, 1979)

Thomas R. Willemain

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972), M.S. Electrical Engineering (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970), B.S. Electrical Engineering (Princeton University, 1969)

Wei Xie

  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences (Northwestern University), M.S. Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences (Northwestern University), M.S. Engineering Mechanics (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Yangtze University).

ISE Faculty

Mohamed Aboutl-Seoud Wai Kin (Victor) Chan Mark Embrechts William J. Foley Martha Grabowski
Cheng (Kent) Hsu Charles Malmborg David Mendonca Jennifer Pazour Thomas C. Sharkey
William (Al) Wallace John Wen Wei Xie

Affiliated Faculty

Xuegang (Jeff) Ban Stanley M. Dunn Wayne Gray
Aparna Gupta John E. Mitchell

Emeritus Faculty

Daniel Berg Pat Sullo Thomas R. Willemain

Staff

Mary Wagner

Administrative Coordinator
wagnem@rpi.edu

Debora Jackson

Business Administrator
jacksd3@rpi.edu

Lee Vilardi

Student Administrator
vilarl@rpi.edu

Visiting Scientists

Richard Little

Visiting Research Scholar
B.S. Geology, RPI
M.S. Urban-Environmental Studies, RPI
littlr3@rpi.edu

Advisory Council

Dudley Anderson

President, TAK Capital Management, Palo Alto, CA

John Hendrick

(Former) Manager of Business Data Management, Raytheon, Waltham, MA

Ken Kinsley

Chairman of Board, Kinsley Group, East Granby, CT

John Lorio

Manager of Surveillance, Sandia National Lab, Albuquerque, NM

Anne Massey

Associate Vice Provost, Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN

Lynn Momrow-Zielinski

Founder, Extreme Molding, Watervliet NY

Daniel Pickett, III

Chairman of Board & CEO, nfrastructure, Clifton Park, NY

Chris Vasiloff

Owner, Cool Breeze Cyclery, Trek Bicycle, Charlotte NC

Kevin Young

Founding Partner, Young, Sommer LLC, Albany, NY

José L. Zayas-Castro

Associate Dean of Research, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Doctoral Students

Orkun Nail Baycik

Advisor: Thomas Sharkey


Lu Cheng

Advisor: Victor Chan.
Research Interests: Agent based simulation, optimization.

Richard Garrett

Advisor: Thomas Sharkey.
Research Interests: network optimization, stochastic programming, scheduling, security and military operations research applications.

Rostyslav Korolov

Advisor: Al Wallace.
Research Interests: Network science, Human behavior modeling, Knowledge extraction.


Eric Meng

Advisor:
Research Interests: : Supply Chains, Logistics

Huy Nguyen

Advisor: David Mendonca

Hari Prasadh

Advisor: Stanley Dunn.
Research interests: Design of Experiments, Nonlinear Mathematical Programming, Data Mining, Business Analytics.


Hongtan Sun

Advisor: Thomas Sharkey.
Research Interests: Operations research, optimization and scheduling algorithms

Seyed Shahab Mofidi

Advisor: Jennifer Pazour.
Research Interests: Applied Operations Research in Supply Chains, Logistics Designs and Material Handling Systems. Network Optimization, Stochastic Process Simulation.

Uzma Mushtaque

Advisor: Jennifer Pazour. Research Interests: Simulation,
Optimization in supply chains, Linear Programming.

Lilian Ni

Advisor: Thomas Sharkey.
Research Interests: Optimization Algorithms, Supply Chain Management.

Aaron Rowen

Advisor: Dr. Martha Grabowski.
Research Interests: Maritime Emergency Response, Maritime Salvage Systems, Intermodal Transportation Systems, Human Aspects in System Operation

Molly Renaud

Advisor: David Mendonca.
Research Interests: decision systems engineering, individual and team decision making.

Yuan Yi

Advisor: Wei Xie


Pu Zhang

Advisor: Wei Xie.
Research Interests: Data Mining, Bayesian Statistics, Input Modeling in Stochastic Simulation, Machine Learning

Xin Zhang

Advisor: David Mendonca.
Research Interests: decision analysis, human factors.