Industrial Engineering


Department Chair
Gino J. Lim, Ph.D.
Gino J. Lim, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Hari and Anjali Agrawal Faculty Fellow
Office Location: E206 Engineering Building 2
Phone: 713-743-4194   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: ginolim [at] uh [dot] edu
Research Interests: Optimization, large-scale computational algorithm design, robust optimization, operations research applications in healthcare, power systems, UAVs, and homeland security.
Full-Time Faculty
Christopher A. Chung
Christopher A. Chung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Phone: 713-743-4195   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: cchung [at] uh [dot] edu
Research Interests: Discrete event simulation; management, operations, and equipment training simulators; and engineering management
Qianmei (May) Feng
Qianmei (May) Feng, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director, Brij and Sunita Agrawal Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor
Office Location: E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-2870   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: qmfeng [at] uh [dot] 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, Founding Director of Design and Free Form Fabrication Laboratory and Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Office Location: E206 Engineering Bldg 2, or E311 Engineering Building 2 (Design and Free Form Fabrication Laboratory)
Phone: 713-743-4192   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: akamrani [at] uh [dot] edu
Research Interests: CAD/CAM, robotics, manufacturing systems, rapid prototyping and reverse engineering
Suresh Khator
Suresh Khator, Ph.D., P.E.
Office Location: W220 and E421 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-4205   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: skhator [at] uh [dot] 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 [dot] edu
Research Interests: Optimization, data analytics, 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 [dot] uh [dot] edu
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 [dot] 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 [dot] edu
Research Interests: Ergonomics and Human Factors, Safety Engineering, System Design and Evaluation and Rehabilitation/Biomechanics
Randal Sitton
Randal Sitton, Ph.D., P.E.
Instructional Associate Professor
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Yaping Wang
Yaping Wang, Ph.D.
Instructional Assistant Professor
Phone: 713-743-9076   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: ypwang [at] uh [dot] edu
Adjunct Faculty
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 [dot] 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
Victoria Jordan, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Magdy Akladios
Magdy Akladios, Ph.D., PE, CSP, CPE, CSHM
Office Location: E206 Engineering Bldg 2
Phone: 713-743-4180   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Research Interests: Safety, Human Factors (Ergonomics), Accident Investigation
Anand Banay, Ph.D.
Majid Behzadian, Ph.D.
Emeritus Faculty
Don E. Deal
Don E. Deal, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Phone: 713-743-4191   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: ddeal [at] uh [dot] edu
John Hunsucker
John Hunsucker, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor Emeritus
Phone: 713-743-4194   |   Fax: 713-743-4190   |   Email: jhunsucker [at] uh [dot] edu