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Society and Division Leaders

These leaders are responsible for the leadership of IIE technical societies and divisions.

Board Rosters

Computer & Information Systems
Construction
Engineering Economy
Lean
Logistics & Supply Chain
Manufacturing & Design
Operations Research
Process Industries
Quality Control & Reliability Engineering
Society for Engineering & Management Systems
Society for Health Systems
Sustainable Development
Work Systems 

Computer & Information Systems Board 2015-2016

President
John Jung-Woon Yoo
Assistant Professor
Bradley University
Peoria, IL 

Immediate Past President
Seokcheon Lee
Associate Professor
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 

President-elect
Gerald Knapp
Associate Professor
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 

Director 2013-2015
Hui Yang
Assistant Professor
University of South Florida 
Tampa, FL 

Director 2014-2016
Sun Won Han
Research Scientist
New York University
New York, NY  

Mehdi Khazaeli
Assistant Professor
University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 

David Porter
Associate Professor
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 

 Construction Division Board 2015-2016

President
Aloysius A. Attah, P.E.
President, MACVAL Associates LLC
Dallas, TX 

Immediate Past President
Lincoln Forbes, Ph.D., P.E. | Bio
Supervisor, Quality Engineer
Miami, FL 

President-elect
 Isabelina Nahmens
Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 

Board Members
Behrokh "Berok" Khoshnevis | Bio
Professor
D.J. Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 

Paul S. Ray, Ph.D., P.E., CSP., C.Eng.(UK), F.IIE
Professor of Construction Engineering & Management
Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 

Laura Ikuma
Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 

George P. Gardner
State Partnering Coordinator
Virginia Department of Transportation
Richmond, VA  

Engineering Economy Division Board 2015-2016

President
Mingzhou Jin
Associate Professor
University of Tennessee
Dept. of Industrial Engineering
Knoxville, TN 

Immediate Past President
Gillian Nicholls
Assistant Professor
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 

Program Chair
Isaac Faber
Instructor/Analyst
United States Military Academy, West Point
West Point, NY 

Communications Director
Guiping Hu
Assistant Professor
Ames, IA 

Board Members
Gene Dixon
Associate Professor
East Carolina University, Department of Engineering
Greenville NC 

Steve Hsueh Ming Wang
Associate Professor
University of Alaska Anchorage
1211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 

Wellington Award Committee Chair
Leland Blank
Dean and Professor of Industrial Engineering
College of Engineering
American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

Wellington Award Committee Members
Joseph Hartman
Dean, College of Engineering
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Bedford, MA 

Richard Bernhard
Professor Emeritus
North Carolina State University
Department of IE
Raleigh, NC 

TEE Editorial Board member 
Chin Hon TAN
Assistant Professor
National University of Singapore
Singapore 

Lean Division Board 2015-2016

President
Sharon Johnson
Associate Professor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA 

Immediate Past President
Tina Agustiady
Continuous Improvement Leader - BASF
Shaker Heights, OH  

President-elect
Laurence Clements
Managing Partner
Convergent Results LLC
Chicago, IL  

Directors 2014-2016
Valentine Boving
Senior Quality Engineer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX  

Joseph Ogabi
737 Industrial Engineering/Lean Leader
The Boeing Company
Renton, WA

Rajesh Joshi
Director - Program Management
AGCO
4205 River Green Parkway
Duluth, GA  

Hung-da Wan
Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 

David S. Cochran
Associate Professor and Director
IPFW Cednter of Excellence in Systems Engineering
Fort Waye, IN  

Dave Harry
CEO and President 
Process Whisperer™ Consultants LLC
Mount Vernon, OH  


Directors 2015-2017
 Tom Shambeau
Industrial Engineering Manager
John Deere
Horicon, WI 

Aaron Yanuzo
Director, Process Improvement
WVU Healthcare
Morgantown, WV  

Brian J. Galli
Manager, Quality Measurement
EmblemHealth Services Company
Melville, NY 

Sampson Gholston
Associate Professor
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 

 Logistics & Supply Chain Division Board 2015-2016

President
Rajiv Saxena
Vice President of Supply Chain Engineering
APL Logistics
Phoenix, AZ 

 Immediate Past President
Burak Eksioglu
Associate Professor
Clemson University
Clemson, SC  

President-elect
 Mingzhou Jin
Associate Professor and Department Head
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

Directors 2015-2017
Krystel Castillo
Assistant Professor
 The University of Texas - Arlington
San Antonio, TX

Erdem Eskigun
Research Scientist
Amazon.com
Seattle, WA

Mike Ogle
Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Director
UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Aman Sapra
 Sr. Project Manager
St. Onge Company
York, PA

Directors 2014-2016
Faisal Aqlan
Practitioner in Prescience
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT 

Chase Murray
Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
Auburn University
Auburn University, AL 

Sheng-Hsien Gary Teng
Professor, Systems Engineering & Engineering Management (SEEM)
Director, Center for Lean Logistics & Engineered Systems
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 

Mehmet Bayram Yildirim
Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator
University of New Haven
Wichita, KS  

Manufacturing and Design Division Board 2015-2016 

President
Jingyan Dong
Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 

Immediate Past President
Christopher M. Greene
Assistant Professor
Binghamton University
Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
Binghamton, NY 

President-elect
John Jackman
Associate Professor   
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Secretary
Rohan Shirwaiker
Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University
Department of Industrial Engineering
Raleigh, NC 

External Relations Director
Gul E. Okudan Kremer
Penn State University
University Park, PA 

Media Director
Lourdes A. Medina
Assistant Professor
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, PR 

Member-Advisory Board
Richard A. Wysk
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 

Iris Rivero
Associate Professor
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 

 Operations Research Division Board 2015-2016

President
Maria Mayorga
Associate Professor
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 

Immediate Past President
John Fowler
Professor
Dept. of Industrial Engineering
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 

President-elect
Mary Kurz
Associate Professor
Clemson University
Dept. of Industrial Engineering
Clemson, SC 

Directors 2013-2015
Dan Bumblauskas
Assistant Professor
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 

John Dulin
Continuous Improvement Engineer
Enterprise Ventures Corporation
Johnstown, PA 

Directors 2014-2016
Lihui Bai
Assistant Professor
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 

Nipa Phojanamongkolkij
Operations Research Analyst
NASA Langley Research Center
Hampton, VA 

Process Industries Division Board 2015-2016

President
Vincent Howell
Manager, Intellectual Asset Protection Policy & Complaints
Corning Inc.
Corning, NY

Immediate Past President
Martin Stein
President
Martin Stein Associates
Needham, MA

Secretary-Treasurer
Anna Olender
Sr. Mgr. Industrial Engineering
North Wales, PA

Advisory Board
Douglas R. Kroeger
Manufacturing Manager
Nestle Nutrition
Switzerland

Peter L. King
President
Lean Dynamics LLC
Newark, DE 

Joseph Paris
Chairman
XONITEK Group of Companies
New York, NY

J. Bennet Foster
DuPont
Senior Consultant Lean Six Sigma
Wilmington, DE 

Dirk Van Goubergen
President
VAN GOUBERGEN P&M
Belgium

Harry Shah
Continuous Improvement/International Plant Support
The Hershey Co.

Quality Control & Reliability Engineering Division Board 2015-2016

Haitao Liao
Associate Professor
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 

Immediate Past President
Joseph J. Pignatiello
Professor of Operations Research
Head, Department of Operational Sciences
WPAFB, OH 

President-elect
Zhenyu Kong
Associate Professor
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA 

Directors 2013-2015
Jian Liu
Assistant Professor
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 

Kamaran Paynabar
Assistant Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Atlanta, GA  

Directors 2014-2016
Tongdan Jin
Associate Professor
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX 

Heidi A. Taboada
Associate Professor
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX 

Pingfeng Wang
Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Industry Advisor
Jason W. Rupe
Director, Operational Modeling
Polar Star Consulting, LLC
Lafayette, CO 

Society for Engineering & Management Systems Board 2015-2016

President
Wiljeana Glover
Assistant Professor
Technology and Operations Management
Babson College
Babson Park, MA 

Immediate Past President
Michele D. Dekelbaum
VP, Performance Excellence
Phoebe Putney Health System
Albany, GA 

President-elect
Suzanna "Suzie" Long
Assistant Professor
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 

Directors 2012-2015 
Alexandra Medina-Borja
Director, Engineering E&A/Associate Professor
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 

Sreekanth Ramakrishnan
Advisory Engineer and Scientist
IBM
Walthan, MA 

Directors 2013-2016
Cecilia Martínez León
Assistant Professor in Engineering Management
Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY 

Brian K. Smith
Assistant Professor
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 

Edson Pinheiro de Lima
Professor of Operations and Technology Management
Pontifical Catholic University of Parana - Brazil
Curitiba,  Brazil

Directors 2014-2017
Chinweike Eseonu
Assistant Professor
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

Edward A. Pohl, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Operations Management Program
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 

Helmut Welke
Manager, Material Flow Design; World-Wide Logistics
John Deere
Moline, IL 

 Society for Health Systems Board 2015-2016 

President
Amanda Mewborn
Perkins+Will
Senior Healthcare Operational Planner
Atlanta, GA

Immediate Past-President
Ron McDade, DSHS
MedStar Health
Assistant VP, Performance Improvement
Lutherville, MD 20193

President-Elect
Joyce T. Siegele
Productivity Improvement Manager
Northside Hospital
Atlanta, GA

 Director 2015-2018
Karl Kraebber
Operations Manager - Transport Service Line
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, IN

Isaac Mitchell
Director, Lean Continuous Improvement
East Tennessee Children's Hospital
Knoxville, TN 

Director 2013-2016
Ashley Benedict, Ph.D.
Senior Industrial Engineer
New England Veterans Engineering Resource Center (Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
Jamaica Plain, MA 

Dean Athanassiades
Senior Director, Project Services
Phyillips Healthcare
Atlanta, GA 

Director 2014-2017
Mary Ellen Skeens
Phillips Healthcare
John's Creek, GA 

Roque Perez-Velez
University of Florida Health
Senior Engineer
1329 SW 16th Street
Gainesville, FL 32608 

*SHS Conference 2016 Chairperson
Thomas Roh
Mayo Clinic
Senior Health Services Analyst
Rochester, MN 

*Non-voting members 

Sustainable Development Division Board 2015-2016

President
Diana Berry
Trade Management Services Analyst
UPS
Aiken, SC 

Immediate Past President
John Corliss
VP/Director of A&E Services
PEER Consultants, PC
Burlington, MA 

President-elect 
Eliseo Vilalta-Perdomo
Senior Lecturer Logistics & Operations Management
Lincoln Business School
Lincoln,England

Curtis Bush
Global CS Logistics Manager
Grass Valley USA LLC
Nevada City, CA 

Kate Fisher
Industrial Engineering Consultant
West Monroe Partners 
Columbus, OH 

Claire A. Nelson
Chief Ideation Leader
The Futures Forum/Sagient Group LLC
 Silver Spring, MD  

Student Board Member
Tianxing Cai
Beaumont, TX  

Work Systems Division Board 2015-2016

President
Ed Pound
COO
Factory Physics Inc.
Westmont, IL 

Immediate Past President
Miguel Gonzalez
Associate Dean
University of Texas- Pan Americae
Edinburg, TX

President-Elect
Jose Macedo
Professor/Dept. Chair
Cal Poly State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 

Directors
George Bishop
Managing Director
West Monroe Partners
Columbus, OH 

Dongjoon Kong
Industrial Engineer
The Boeing Company
Seattle, WA 

David Prestin
Industrial Engineer
The Boeing Company
Seattle, WA 

Dr. Maya Mendez-Pinero
Assistant Professor
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, PR 

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