Dr.Suzanna Long

Department Chair and Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 2110 Managing Engineering and Technology, ENG MGT 3510 Marketing Management, ENG MGT 5111 Management for Engineers & Scientists, ENG MGT 5614 Business Logistics Systems Analysis ENG MGT 6511 Advanced Marketing Management

Research Interests:

Critical Infrastructure Systems, Strategic Management, Sustainable Infrastructures, Management, Supply Chain and Transportation, Systems Management, Organizational Behavior, Sociotechnical Systems Analysis

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Department of Engineering and Systems Engineering, 2007,
  • M.S. Engineering Management, 2004, University of Missouri- Rolla
  • M.A. History, 1988, University of Missouri- St. Louis
  • B.S. Physics, 1984, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • B.A. History, 1984, University of Missouri- Rolla
Dr. Steven Corns

Associate Chair of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 2310 Introduction to Systems Engineering, SYS ENG 5101 Systems Engineering and Analysis, SYS ENG 5211 Computational Intelligence

Research Interests:

Computational Intelligence, Complex Systems, Bioinformatics

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 2008, Iowa State University
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2003, Iowa State University
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2001, Iowa State University
Dr. Elizabeth Cudney

Associate Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 4710 Quality, ENG MGT 5710 Six Sigma, ENG MGT 6710 Design for Six Sigma

Research Interests:

Quality Engineering, Pattern Recognition, Healthcare Systems Engineering

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Engineering Management, 2006, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • MBA, 2006, University of Hartford
  • M.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, 2000, University of Hartford
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, 1996, North Carolina State University
Dr. Cihan Dagli

Founder and Director of Systems Engineering Graduate Program and Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

SYS ENG 5212 Introduction to Neural Networks and Applications, SYS ENG 6104 Systems Architeching, SYS ENG 6213 Advanced Neural Networks, SYS ENG 6239 Smart Engineering Systems Design, SYS ENG 6321 Complex System Modeling

Research Interests:

Systems Engineering and Architecting, Cyber Physical Systems and Computational Intelligence: Neural Networks – Fuzzy Logic – Evolutionary Programming

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Applied Operations Research in Large Scale Systems Design and Operation, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University
Dr. David Enke

Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 5212 Intelligent Investing, ENG MGT 6213 Financial Engineering, ENG MGT 6215 Financial Risk Management

Research Interests:

Financial Engineering, Investments, Stocks, Derivatives, Portfolio Management, Financial Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Forecasting, Volatility Forecasting, Trading, Hedge Fund Replication, Computational Intelligence, and Artificial Intelligence

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Engineering Management, 1997, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • M.S. Engineering Management, 1994, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1990, University of Missouri- Rolla
Dr. Abhijit Gosavi

Associate Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 4310 Plant Layout and Material Handling, ENG MGT 5410 Simulation, ENG MGT 5615 Production Planning and Scheduling, ENG MGT 6101 Research Methods for Engineering Management

Research Interests:

Simulation-Based Optimization, Markov Decision Processes, Airline Revenue Management, Total Productive Maintenance

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, 1999, University of South Florida
  • M.Tech Mechanical Engineering, 1995, Indian Institution of Technology
  • B.E. Mechanical Engineering, 1992, Jadavpur University
Dr. Katie Grantham

Associate Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 5515/ MECH ENG 5757 Product and Process Design, ENG MGT 5713 Management and Methods in Reliability, SYS ENG 6110 Function Based Risk Analysis

Research Interests:

Risk Analysis and Mitigation, Product Design, Engineering Education

Kellie Grasman

Lecturer

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 1100 Technical Management, ENG MGT 1210 Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects, ENG MGT 5210 Economic Decision Analysis

Research Interests:

Engineering Education, Engineering Economics, Education Technology, Online & Blended Learning

Education:

  • M.B.A. Ross School of Business, 1999, University of Michigan
  • M.S. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1999, University of Michigan
  • M.Eng.Manufacturing, 1998, University of Michigan
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1997, University of Michigan
Dr. Ivan Guardiola

Associate Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 4710 Quality, ENG MGT 5411 Engineering Design Optimization, ENG MGT 5414 Introduction to Operations Research, SYS ENG 6102 Systems Engineering Analysis II

Research Interests:

Stochastic Modeling, Stochastic Processes, Applied Probability and Statistics, Pattern Recognition, Linear and Nonlinear Optimization, Cross Entropy Methods, Systems Engineering Analysis and Tools

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, 2007 Texas Tech University
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, 2003 New Mexico State University
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2002 New Mexico State University
Dr. Sheryl Hodges

Assistant Teaching Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 2211 Engineering Accounting and Finance, ENG MGT 3510 Marketing Management Systems ENG MGT 5210 Economic Decision Analysis, ENG MGT 6322 Case Studies in Project Management ENG MGT 6323 Global Project Management

Research Interests:

Program/Project Management, Financial Management, Organizational Management, Engineering/Construction

Dr. Dinçer Konur

Assistant Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 5412 Operations Management Science, ENG MGT 5414 Introduction to Operations Research ENG MGT 6412 / MATH 6665 Mathematical Programming,

Research Interests:

Operations Research and Game Theory, Supply Chain / Operations Management, Logistics and Transportation, System of Systems Architecting

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011, University of Florida
  • M.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2009, University of Florida
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, 2007, Bilkent University
Dr. Ruwen Qin

Associate Chair for Strategic Recruitment and Associate Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 6211 Advanced Financial Management, ENG MGT 6212 Investment, ENG MGT 6214 Financial Engineering II

Research Interests:

Real Options, Financial Engineering, Workforce Engineering, Data-driven Decision Modeling

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, 2007, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S.E. Spacecraft Design, 2003, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • B.S.E. Spacecraft Design, 1999, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Dr. Stephen Raper

Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 2110 Managing Engineering and Technology ENG MGT 3310 Operations and Production Management, ENG MGT 4110 General Management-Design and Integration, ENG MGT 4907 Engineering Management Senior Design, ENG MGT 5313 Packaging Management ENG MGT 6610 Advanced Production Management

Research Interests:

Packaging Systems, Engineering Management, Undergraduate Education

Education:

  • Ph.D. Engineering Management, 1989, University Missouri-Rolla
  • M.A. Engineering Management, 1987, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • B.S. Engineering Management, 1985, University of Missouri-Rolla
Dr. Joan Schuman

Associate Teaching Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 3320 Introduction to Project Management, ENG MGT 5210 Economic Decision Analysis, ENG MGT 6211 Advanced Financial Management, ENG MGT 6322 Case Studies in Project Management, ENG MGT 6323 Global Project Management

Research Interests:

Engineering Education, Project Management

Education:

  • Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering, 2003, University of Southern Mississippi
  • BSME, 1985, University of Arkansas
Dr. David Spurlock

Associate Teaching Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 5110 Managerial Decision Making, ENG MGT 5111 Management for Engineers & Scientists, ENG MGT 5320 Project Management ENG MGT 5412 Operations Management Science, ENG MGT 6110 Case Studies in General Management, ENG MGT 6113 Advanced Personnel Management,

Education:

  • Ph.D. Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagin
  • M.A. Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagin
  • M.A. Pepperdine University
  • B.E.E.(Magna cum laude) University of Dayton
Dr. Zeyi Sun

Assistant Professor

Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Specialization:

ENG MGT 3310 Operations and Production Management

Research Interests:

Energy efficiency management of manufacturing systems, Electricity demand response of manufacturing systems, System modeling of cellulosic biofuel manufacturing, Energy modeling and control in additive manufacturing, Intelligent maintenance of manufacturing systems

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, 2015, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M.Eng Manufacturing, 2010, University of Michigan
  • B.Eng, 2002, Materials Science and Engineering, Tongji University

On Current Administrative Appointment Outside the EMSE Department

Dr. Venkat Allada

Vice Provost for Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Dr. Robert Marley

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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