Industrial engineering faculty
Measurement of nano/microscale mechanisms underlying thermofluidic and interfacial phenomena for design of nanoengineered solutions that enhance macroscale performance of a variety of industrial applications including energy systems, thermal desalination, and transportation systems.
Theory and application of linear and mixed integer programming; design, analysis, and efficient implementation of optimization algorithms; computational linear algebra; power systems operation and planning; circular economy.
Professor, The Avnet Chair in Supply Chain Networks
Graduate Program Chair, Industrial Engineering
Optimization, decision-making under uncertainty, real-time control and logistics, application interests in urban service systems, transportation, and homeland security
Distributed algorithms, autonomous systems, decentralized decision making, complex adaptive systems, self organization, hybrid dynamical systems, sustainability in the built environment, behavioral ecology, behavioral economics, operations research, bio-mimicry and bio-inspiration, parallel computation, robotics,energy systems, intelligent control, optimization, game theory, resource allocation, collective behavior