Faculty

Department Chair

Gino J. Lim, Ph.D.
Gino J. Lim, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, R. Larry and Gerlene (Gerri) R. Snider Endowed Chair
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.
Professor
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

Lecturer

Magdy Akladios
Magdy Akladios, Ph.D., PE, CSP, CPE, CSHM
Lecturer
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.
Lecturer
Research Interests Reliability, Stochastic Process Control, and Supply Chain
Deborah Salvo
Deborah Salvo, Ed.D, M.L.S.
Lecturer
Office Location E206
Phone 713-743-4180
Fax 713-743-4190
Email dsalvo [at] uh.edu
Gordon Vos, Ph.D.
Lecturer
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