Industrial Engineering


Department of Industrial Engineering
E206 Engineering Building 2
Houston TX 77204-4008
Phone: 713-743-4180
Fax: 713-743-4190
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Department Chair

Gino J. Lim, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Hari and Anjali Agrawal Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor
E206 Engineering Building 2
Applied optimization, large-scale computational optimization, robust optimization, operations research applications in health systems, and evacuation planning and management

Full-Time Faculty

Wenhua Cao, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Instructional Assistant Professor
W220 Engineering Bldg 2
Large-scale optimization, integer and linear programing, optimization under uncertainty
Thomas C. Chen, Ph.D., P.E.
Research Professor
E221 Engineering Bldg 2
Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing and Process Re-Engineering, Information and Internet Technology, RFID and Wireless Communication Technology, MRP and ERP Integration, Artificial...
Christopher A. Chung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Discrete event simulation; management, operations, and equipment training simulators; and engineering management
Ali Ekici, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
E221A Engineering Bldg 2
Humanitarian logistics, network design/expansion, dynamic routing, decision making, industry applications of scheduling/packing
Qianmei (May) Feng, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director, Brij and Sunita Agrawal Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor
E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Applied probability and statistics, Quality and reliability engineering, Economic optimization in manufacturing
Ali K. Kamrani, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor, Founding Director of Design and Free Form Fabrication Laboratory and Undergraduate Academic Advisor
E206 Engineering Bldg 2, or E311 Engineering Building 2 (Design and Free Form Fabrication Laboratory)
CAD/CAM, robotics, manufacturing systems, rapid prototyping and reverse engineering
Suresh Khator, Ph.D., P.E.
W220 and E421 Engineering Bldg 2
Modeling of Healthcare, Energy and Manufacturing Systems, Facilities Design, Simulation, and Project Management
Jiming Peng
Associate Professor
Engineering Bldg 2 221A.
Optimization modeling, theory, and algorithm design with applications in healthcare, financial engineering, and big data.
Lawrence John Henry Schulze, Ph.D., PE, CPE
Associate Professor
Ergonomics and Human Factors, Safety Engineering, System Design and Evaluation and Rehabilitation/Biomechanics
Eylem Tekin, Ph.D.
Instructional Associate Professor

Adjunct Faculty

Magdy Akladios, Ph.D., PE, CSP, CPE, CSHM
Adjunct Professor
E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Adjunct Professor
E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Robert Corbin
Adjunct Professor
Adjunct Professor
Adjunct Professor
John Matt, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Hamid Parsaei, Ph.D., P.E., FIIE
Adjunct Professor
Randal Sitton, Ph.D., P.E.
Adjunct Professor
Adjunct Professor
E206 Engineering Bldg 2

Emeritus Faculty

Don E. Deal, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Charles Donaghey, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
John Hunsucker, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Benjamin Ostrofsky, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus