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Industrial and Systems Engineering Faculty Directory

Bier, Vicki M. - Professor and Chair
Also Engineering Physics
security in the supply chains for food and agricultural products -- critical infrastructure protection -- security -- technological hazards -- risk analysis -- decision analysis -- operations research
Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis
Vicki M. Bier
Vicki M. Bier

Alagoz, Oguzhan - Associate Professor
Also Population Health Sciences
operations research, stochastic optimization, medical decision making, Markov decision processes, stochastic programming, simulation, scheduling, health-care applications.

Brennan, Patricia Flatley - Moehlman Bascom Professor
Also School of Library and Information Studies, School of Nursing
health informatics -- community health -- information systems -- computer-mediated clinical practice -- health services research
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, University of Wisconsin Clinical Science Center, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Carayon, Pascale - Procter & Gamble Bascom Professor in Total Quality
Also Biomedical Engineering, Population Health Sciences
human factors and ergonomics -- job and organizational design -- quality and productivity improvement -- technological and organizational change -- human factors and systems engineering in healthcare and patient safety -- human factors and organizational issues in computer security
Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement

Krishnamurthy, Ananth - Associate Professor
Production inventory systems -- Assembly operations -- Product variety and customization -- Material handling and warehouse systems -- Lead time reduction and Quick Response Manufacturing
Center for Quick Response Manufacturing, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Lee, John D. - Emerson Electric Quality & Productivity Professor
Cognitive engineering -- Interface design -- Trust in automation -- Human adaptation to technology -- Modeling human behavior

Li, Jingshan - Associate Professor
Modeling, analysis, design, control and continuous improvement of production, service and health care systems
Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Liu, Kaibo - Assistant Professor
Data Analytics, Data Fusion for Process Modeling, Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognostics, Statistical Learning and Data Mining, Statistical Process Control
Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Linderoth, Jeffrey T. - Professor
Also Computer Sciences
Numerical Optimization: Integer programming and Stochastic programming -- High Performance and Grid Computing -- Applications in Logistics, Finance, and Health-Care

Luedtke, James R. - Assistant Professor
Mixed integer programming, linear and nonlinear -- Stochastic optimization, especially optimization with risk constraints -- Applications in logistics, production scheduling, medicine, call center staffing and energy

McLay, Laura - Associate Professor
Modeling and solving real-world discrete optimization problems with application to homeland security, disasters, public services, and healthcare

Radwin, Robert G. - Professor
Also Biomedical Engineering
analytical methods for measuring and assessing exposure to physical stress in the workplace -- ergonomics aspects of manually operated equipment and human-computer input devices -- causes and prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders and peripheral neuropathies -- occupational biomechanics -- rehabilitation engineering
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Ergonomics Analysis and Design Consortium, Industrial Hand Tool and Ergonomics Research Consortium, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Trace Research and Development Center, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Shi, Leyuan - Professor
simulation modeling -- large-scale optimization -- supply chain optimization -- production planning and scheduling
Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Vanderheiden, Gregg C. - Professor
Also Biomedical Engineering
ergonomics -- mobile computing -- universal design -- computer interface design -- rehabilitation engineering -- computer access for people with disabilities -- accessible design of mass market products -- design of next-generation information and transaction systems -- human augmentation -- modality translation

Veeramani, Dharmaraj ("Raj") - Robert A. Ratner Undergraduate Chair and Professor
Also Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, School of Business
Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and applications -- E-business strategy -- Supply chain management -- Quick response quoting and manufacturing
Center for Quick Response Manufacturing, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program, University of Wisconsin E-Business Consortium

Wiegmann, Douglas A. - Associate Professor
Cognitive Systems Engineering -- System Safety -- Accident Investigation -- Human Error Analysis -- Aviation -- Healthcare

Zhou, Shiyu - Professor
Modeling and analysis of the variation propagation and other in-process sensing data in complex manufacturing processes. -- In-process quality and productivity improvement: diagnosis of complicated manufacturing processes using sensor fusion, feature extraction, and pattern recognition based on engineering field knowledge. -- Fast calibration and active compensation for manufacturing systems: active real-time control of manufacturing processes, integration of statistical process control with automatic process control.
Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Adjunct or Faculty Affiliates

Burnside, Elizabeth S. - Professor
Also Radiology

Carnes, Mary (Molly) L. - Jean Manchester Biddick Professor of Women's Health

Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute

DeCroix, Gregory A. - Associate Professor
School of Business

Ferris, Michael C. - Professor
Also Computer Sciences
mathematical programming -- modeling and applications of operations research -- complementarity problems -- radiation therapy planning -- numerical algorithms

Finster, Mark P. - Associate Professor
Also School of Business

Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement, Center for Quick Response Manufacturing, Global E-Business Consortium, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Greenberg, Caprice C. - Associate Professor
Also School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Surgery

Maravelias, Christos T. - Associate Professor
Also Chemical and Biological Engineering
Scheduling and production planning -- Supply chain management -- Pharmaceutical research and development -- Mixed-integer Programming -- Optimization methods for process synthesis

Mendonca, Eneida A. - Associate Professor
Also School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

Mutlu, Bilge - Assistant Professor
Also Computer Sciences
Human-computer interaction (HCI), specifically human-robot interaction, assistive, educational, and therapeutic use of humanlike robots and agents, modeling of human social behavior, activity recognition, and mobile and ubiquitous computing.

Noyce, David A. - Associate Professor
Also Civil and Environmental Engineering
Transportation Safety -- Vehicle Crash Analysis -- Traffic Operations -- Geometric Design -- Traffic Simulation -- Driving Simulation -- Human Factors -- Intelligent Transportation Systems -- Bicycles and Pedestrians
Institute on Aging, Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, Transportation Engineering and City Planning Program, Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory

Qian, Zhiguang (Peter) - Associate Professor
Also Statistics
Interface between efficient data collection and flexible data modeling -- Data collection issues in machine learning and data mining -- Design, modeling and analysis of computer models -- Design of experiments and algebraic statistics -- Optimization under uncertainty -- Statistics in IT, modern engineering and services

Sesto, Mary Elizabeth - Assistant Professor
Also Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine and Public Health

Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Trace Research and Development Center

Shah, Dhavan V. - Professor
Also School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Smith, Maureen A. - Associate Professor
Also Population Health Sciences

Thomadsen, Bruce R. - Professor
Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Human Oncology, Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health
Brachytherapy Physics -- Radiation Dosimetry -- Patient Safety
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis

Vanness, David J. - Associate Professor
Also School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Population Health Sciences

Wetterneck, Tosha - Associate Professor
Also School of Medicine and Public Health

Wright, Stephen J. - Professor
Also Computer Sciences
Optimization and its Applications in all areas of Science and Engineering.

Honorary Affiliates

Beasley, John - Professor Emeritus

Ceglarek, Dariusz (Darek) - Honorary Associate
Design and manufacturing with an emphasis on multistage production systems convertibility, scalability, and diagnosability, ramp-up time, and variation reductions; integration of statistical and evolutionary computational methods with engineering models for system diagnosability and self-healing analysis; sensing systems/networks in manufacturing; and reconfigurable/reusable assembly systems; Lean Healhtcare.
Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement, Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Molfenter, Todd - Assistant Scientist
Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies

Emeritus Faculty

Bollinger, John G. - John Bascom Professor Emeritus
Dynamic behavior of machine tool drive systems -- Position control for automatic welding -- Noise generation/noise control in product design -- Machine tool structure control dynamics -- Dynamic loads in gears -- Environmental noise control -- Digital computer control of machines and processes -- Mini-computer and micro-processor systems design -- Guidance systems for industrial robots -- Robotics for space application -- Environmental control of humidity

Box, George E.P. - Professor Emeritus
quality improvement -- statistical and Bayesian inference -- experimental design -- data analysis -- response surface analysis -- engineering statistics -- nonlinear estimation
Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement

Fryback, Dennis G. - Professor Emeritus
Also Population Health Sciences
Measuring population health -- Measuring health outcomes -- Bayesian statistics applied to uncertainty analysis in complex models -- Cost-effectiveness evaluation in health care -- Simulation modeling in health care systems
Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, Graduate Program in Population Health, Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center

Gustafson, David H. - Emeritus Research Professor
integration of decision -- change and information theory to develop, test and disseminate information technology to improve health and to use the research results to develop tools to support organizational problem solving and change
Biomedical Engineering Center for Translational Research, Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement

Reddan, William G. - Associate Professor Emeritus
Also School of Medicine and Public Health
intercollegiate athletics -- ergonomics -- stress -- pulmonary physiology -- work environ. -- aging

Robinson, Stephen M. - Professor Emeritus
Also Computer Sciences
Variational analysis and optimization -- Methods to support decision under uncertainty -- Quantitative methods in managerial economics

Sanders, Jerry L. - Professor Emeritus
automatic assembly systems -- stochastic processes -- flame cutting layout procedures -- production systems

Smith, Michael J. - Professor Emeritus
human factors and ergonomics -- occupational safety -- job-related stress -- work organization design and management -- job design

Steudel, Harold J. - Professor Emeritus
Development of statistical modeling, analysis and management techniques for the design and improvement of manufacturing systems such areas as the design, evaluation and management of continuous flow/cellular manufacturing systems for just-in-time (JIT) operations. -- Design and implementation of quality management systems in health care and manufacturing organizations including medical devices.
Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program

Suri, Rajan - Professor Emeritus
lead time reduction and quick response manufacturing -- POLCA and other alternatives to Kanban for material control -- queuing network models for manufacturing systems analysis
Center for Quick Response Manufacturing

Thesen, Arne - Professor Emeritus
simulation, heuristic optimization -- manufacturing systems -- selective assembly

Zimmerman, David R. - Professor Emeritus
health systems -- health services research -- evaluation of quality of long term care -- outcome measurement -- decision support systems -- human resource management
Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis

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