Department Chair
Gino J. Lim, Ph.D.
Gino J. Lim, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Hari and Anjali Agrawal Faculty Fellow
Office Location: E206 Engineering Building 2
Phone: 713-743-4194   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: ginolim [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Optimization, machine learning, large-scale computational algorithm design, robust optimization, operations research applications in healthcare, power systems, UAVs, and homeland security.
Full-Time Faculty
Roger Feng-chang Chang
Roger Feng-Chang Chang, Ph.D.
Instructional Associate Professor, Director of Engineering Management Program
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: frchang [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Dr. Chang’s research interests are in Artificial Intelligence, Production/Service Scheduling, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Supply Chain Management.
Christopher A. Chung
Christopher A. Chung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Phone: 713-743-4195   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: cchung [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Discrete event simulation; management, operations, and equipment training simulators; and engineering management
Qianmei (May) Feng
Qianmei (May) Feng, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate Program Director, Brij and Sunita Agrawal Faculty Fellow
Office Location: E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-2870   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: qmfeng [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Applied probability and statistics, Quality and reliability engineering, Economic optimization in manufacturing
Ali K. Kamrani
Ali K. Kamrani, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Office Location: E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-4192   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: akamrani [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: CAD/CAE/CAM, additive manufacturing, robotics, advanced manufacturing systems
Suresh Khator
Suresh Khator, Ph.D., P.E.
Office Location: W220 and E421 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-4205   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: skhator [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Modeling of Healthcare, Energy and Manufacturing Systems, Facilities Design, Simulation, and Project Management
Taewoo Lee
Taewoo Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location: E209
Phone: 713-743-3361   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: tlee6 [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Mathematical optimization and machine learning with applications to healthcare operations and medical decision making
Ying Lin
Ying Lin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location: Room E211
Phone: 713-743-6674   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: ylin53 [at] central.uh.edu
Research Interests: Statistical learning and data mining, Quality engineering, Medical decision making
Jiming Peng
Jiming Peng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office Location: Engineering Bldg 2 221A
Phone: 713-743-4127   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: jopeng [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Optimization modeling, theory, and algorithm design with applications in healthcare, financial engineering, and big data.
Lawrence John Henry Schulze
Lawrence John Henry Schulze, Ph.D., PE, CPE
Associate Professor
Phone: 713-743-4196   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: LJHS [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Ergonomics and Human Factors, Safety Engineering, System Design and Evaluation and Rehabilitation/Biomechanics
Randal Sitton
Randal W. Sitton, Ph.D.
Instructional Associate Professor
Office Location: D3-E210
Phone: 713-743-4198   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: rwsitton [at] Central.UH.EDU
Research Interests: Reliability Engineering, Engineering Management
Yaping Wang
Yaping Wang, Ph.D.
Instructional Assistant Professor, Director of Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Program
Office Location: E208
Phone: 713-743-9076   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: ypwang [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Design and analysis of optimization algorithms for rigid point set registration problem and electricity power systems.
Nathanial Wiggins
Nathanial Wiggins, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Phone: 713-743-7849   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: nwiggins [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Mixed Reality, and Complex Dynamical Systems
Adjunct Faculty
Andrew (Andy) Boyd
Andrew (Andy) Boyd, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Thomas C. Chen
Thomas C. Chen, Ph.D., P.E.
Adjunct Professor
Office Location: E221 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-4198   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: tcchen [at] uh.edu
Research Interests: Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing and Process Re-Engineering, Information and Internet Technology, RFID and Wireless Communication Technology, MRP and ERP Integration, Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
David Rypien
David Rypien, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Magdy Akladios
Magdy Akladios, Ph.D., PE, CSP, CPE, CSHM
Office Location: E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Research Interests: Safety, Human Factors (Ergonomics), Accident Investigation
Elias Keedy
Elias Keedy, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Reliability, Stochastic Process Control, and Supply Chain
Deborah Salvo
Deborah Salvo, Ed.D, M.L.S.
Office Location: E206
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: dsalvo [at] uh.edu
Gordon Vos, Ph.D.
Office Location: E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Emeritus Faculty
Don E. Deal
Don E. Deal, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Phone: 713-743-4191   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: ddeal [at] uh.edu
John Hunsucker
John Hunsucker, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Phone: 713-743-4194   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: jhunsucker [at] uh.edu