Faculty Research Areas


Dr. Simon M. Hsiang, P.E., CPE

  • Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management
  • Cognitive Engineering and Data Mining
  • Biomechanics and Motor Control of Manual Operations



Dr. Churlzu Lim

Dr. Churlzu Lim

  • Nonlinear Programming
  • Global Optimization
  • Network interdiction
  • Large scale optimization
  • Decision making under uncertainty




Dr. Ertunga C. Ozelkan

  • Lean Six Sigma System Design and Deployment
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Design and Planning
  • Production and Distribution Planning
  • System Optimization
  • Non-Linear Simulation Optimization
  • Network Modeling and Optimization
  • Heuristics Development for Solving Large Scale Optimization Problems
  • Multi-criteria decisions and risk analysis
  • Fuzzy Regression and Fuzzy-rule based modeling
  • Simulation Games for Systems and Industrial Engineering Education



Dr. Yesim Sireli

Dr. Yesim Sireli

  • Global product innovation, development and marketing
  • Customer-oriented product development and strategic planning
  • Business forecasting
  • Market analyses and feasibility studies, business case development
  • Quality management



Dr. S. Gary Teng, P.E.

Dr. S. Gary Teng, P.E.

  • Logistics Systems/Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Engineering Process
  • Quality and Reliability Analysis and Management & Six Sigma Programs
  • System/Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Production/Manufacturing Systems Design
  • Productivity and Project Management
  • Lean Systems/Process Design
  • Healthcare Systems Design & Enhancement