Department Chair

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Jeffrey Linderoth


Harvey D. Spangler Professor and Department Chair

Contact: linderoth@wisc.edu, (608) 890-1931

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests:  High Performance and Grid Computing, Numerical Optimization: Integer programming and Stochastic programming

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ISyE Professors

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Oguzhan Alagoz


Professor

Contact: alagoz@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-0399

Research interests: Operations research, stochastic optimization, medical decision making, completely and partially observable Markov decision processes, simulation, scheduling, health-care applications, health-technology assessme...

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Other affiliations: Department of Population Health Sciences


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Laura Albert


Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Graduate Affairs

Contact: laura@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-3002

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Vicki Bier


Professor

Contact: bier@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2064

Also: Engineering Physics

Research interests: Security in the supply chains for food and agricultural products, critical infrastructure protection, security, technology hazards, risk analysis, decision analysis, operations research

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Other affiliations: Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis


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Pascale Carayon


Procter & Gamble Bascom Professor in Total Quality

Contact: Pcarayon@wisc.edu, (608) 265-0503

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests:


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Alberto Del-pia


Assistant Professor

Contact: delpia@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4365

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Alberto Del Pia’s research is concerned with theoretical and algorithmic aspects of mixed-integer optimization, with a special emphasis in linear, quadratic, and polynomial objective functions. Other inte...

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Ananth Krishnamurthy


Professor

Contact: ananth.krishnamurthy@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2236

Also: College of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research interests: Ananth Krishnamurthy is Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research targets the development and application of performance modeling tec...

Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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John D. Lee


Emerson Electric Quality & Productivity Professor

Contact: jdlee@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-3168

Research interests: Cognitive engineering, Interface design, Trust in automation, Human adaptation to technology, Modeling human behavior

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Jingshan Li


Professor

Contact: jingshan@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 890-3780

Research interests: Modeling, analysis, design, control and continuous improvement of production and health care systems

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Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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Kaibo Liu


Assistant Professor

Contact: kliu8@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3546

Research interests: System Informatics and Data Analytics for Quality Improvement, Data Fusion for Process Modeling, Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognostics, Statistical Learning and Data Mining, Statistical Process Control,

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Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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James Luedtke


Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Affairs

Contact: jrluedt1@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2560

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Stochastic optimization, especially optimization with risk constraints, Mixed integer optimization, linear and nonlinear, Applications of optimization

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery


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Carla Michini


Assistant Professor

Contact: michini@wisc.edu

Research interests: Carla's research is motivated by the practical relevance of combinatorial optimization and integer programming in real-world problems, and it is triggered by applications in various fields, ranging from m...


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Robert Radwin


Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor

Contact: rradwin@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6596

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Occupational ergonomics and biomechanics, Biomechanics of muscle and tendon disorders, Primary and secondary prevention of repetitive motion injuries, Ergonomic design of manually operated products, hand tools ...

Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Leyuan Shi


Professor

Contact: leyuan@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-5969

Research interests: Simulation modeling, large-scale optimization, supply chain optimization, production planning and scheduling

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Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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Raj Veeramani


Robert Ratner Professor; Executive Director,
UW E-Business Consortium and UW E-Business Institute; Founding Director, UW IoT Systems Research Center

Contact: raj.veeramani@wisc.edu, (608) 262-0861

Research interests: Internet of Things (IoT), Smart manufacturing and connected enterprise, Supply chain management and optimization, RFID/AIDC (automatic identification and data capture) systems and applications, E-business techn...

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Xin Wang


Assistant Professor


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Nicole E Werner


Assistant Professor

Contact: nwerner3@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2578

Research interests: Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) for health care systems and patient safety, Care transitions across health care systems, Consumer health informatics, Health information technology, Health care delivery at ho...

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Douglas A. Wiegmann


Associate Professor

Contact: dawiegmann@wisc.edu, (608) 890-1932

Research interests: Cognitive Systems Engineering, System Safety, Accident Investigation, Human Error Analysis, Aviation, Healthcare

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Gabriel Zayas-Caban


Assistant Professor

Contact: zayascaban@wisc.edu, (608) 265-6761

Research interests: Healthcare delivery, applied probability and operations research


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Shiyu Zhou


Professor

Contact: szhou@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-9534

Research interests: 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 ...

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Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


 

Affiliate Appointments

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Barbara Bowers


Associate Dean

Contact: bjbowers@wisc.edu, (608) 263-5189

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Other affiliations: School of Nursing


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Elizabeth S. Burnside


Professor

Contact: eburnside@uwhealth.org, (608) 265-2021

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Molly Carnes


Professor

Contact: mlcarnes@wisc.edu, (608) 263-9770

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Gregory A. DeCroix


Professor

Contact: gdecroix@bus.wisc.edu, (608) 265-6083

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Michael Ferris


Professor

Contact: ferris@cs.wisc.edu, 6082624281OR2621204

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Mathematical programming, modeling and applications of operations research, complementarity problems, radiation therapy planning, numerical algorithms

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Caprice Greenberg


Professor

Contact: greenberg@surgery.wisc.edu, 6082637309OR6082636396

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Other affiliations: Surgery


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Po-ling Loh


Assistant Professor

Contact: loh@ece.wisc.edu

Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research interests: high-dimensional statistics, (non)convex optimization, graphical models, causal inference, information theory, network inference, robust statistics


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Eneida Mendonca


Associate Professor

Contact: emendonca@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6797

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Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health


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Elizabeth Meyerand


Professor

Contact: memeyerand@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1685

Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research interests: The development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) based acquisition and post-processing methods to visualize diffusion and activation in the human brain.

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Also: Radiology


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Bilge Mutlu


Assistant Professor

Contact: bmutlu@wisc.edu, (608) 262-6635

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: 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 m...

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David Noyce


Professor and Department Chair

Contact: danoyce@wisc.edu, (608) 265-1882

Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research interests: Advanced Traffic Operations, Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication Technology, Transportation and Construction Safety, Pedestrian and Bicycle Operations and Safety, Driver Behavior and ...

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory


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Kevin Ponto


Assistant Professor

Contact: kevin.ponto@wisc.edu, (608) 265-3958

Research interests: Virtual Reality, Human-Computer Interaction, Data Visualization, Computer Graphics and Vision, Media Art and Technology, Visual Analytics


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Peter Chien


Professor

Contact: peter.chien@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2537

Research interests: Big Data Analytics, Uncertainty Quantification, Design of Experiments

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Other affiliations: Statistics


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Andrew Quanbeck


Assistant Professor

Contact: arquanbe@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7385


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Thomas Rutherford


Professor

Contact: rutherford@aae.wisc.edu

Research interests: Energy markets, climate policy, international trade, technical change and computational economics


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Nasia Safdar


Associate Professor

Contact: ns2@medicine.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1545



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Dhavan V. Shah


Professor

Contact: dshah@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0388

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Maureen Smith


Professor

Contact: maureensmith@wisc.edu, (608) 262-4802

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Other affiliations: Population Health Sciences


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Linsey Steege


Assistant Professor

Contact: lsteege@wisc.edu, (608) 263-5191

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Other affiliations: School of Nursing


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Bruce R. Thomadsen


Professor

Contact: brthomad@wisc.edu, (608) 263-4183

Also: Engineering Physics, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research interests: Brachytherapy Physics, Radiation Dosimetry, Patient Safety

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Other affiliations: Medical Physics, Human Oncology, Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis


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David J. Vanness


Associate Professor


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Rebecca Willett


Associate Professor

Contact: willett@discovery.wisc.edu

Also: College of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Computer Sciences

Research interests: Signal Processing, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Optimization, Point Processes, High-dimensional Statistics

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery


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Stephen J. Wright


Professor

Contact: swright@cs.wisc.edu, (608) 262-4838

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Optimization and its Applications in all areas of Science and Engineering.

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Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery


 

Emeritus Professors

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John G. Bollinger


John Bascom Professor Emeritus

Contact: jgbollinger@sbcglobal.net, (608) 233-5404

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: 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 i...

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Patricia Brennan


Professor Emeritus

Contact: pfbrenna@wisc.edu, (608) 263-5251


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Dennis G. Fryback


Professor Emeritus

Contact: dfryback@wisc.edu , (608) 262-5997

Research interests: 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 sy...

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Other affiliations: Population Health Sciences, Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


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David Gustafson


Emeritus Research Professor

Contact: dhgustaf@facstaff.wisc.edu, (608) 263-4882

Research interests: 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 proble...

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Other affiliations: Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement


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Stephen M. Robinson


Professor Emeritus

Contact: smrobins@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6862

Also: Computer Sciences

Research interests: Variational analysis and optimization, Quantitative methods in managerial economics, Methods to support decision under uncertainty

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Jerry L. Sanders


Professor Emeritus

Contact: jlsanders@wisc.edu

Research interests: Automatic Assembly Systems, stochastic processes, flame cutting layout procedures, production systems

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Michael J. Smith


Professor Emeritus

Contact: mjsmith@cae.wisc.edu, (608) 263-6329

Research interests: Human factors and ergonomics, occupational safety, job-related stress, work organization design and management, job design

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Harold Steudel


Professor Emeritus

Contact: steudel@ie.engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-9927

Research interests: 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 ma...

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Other affiliations: Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program


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Rajan Suri


Professor Emeritus

Contact: suri@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0921

Research interests: Lead time reduction and quick response manufacturing, POLCA and other alternatives to Kanban for material control, queuing network models for manufacturing systems analysi

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Other affiliations: Center for Quick Response Manufacturing


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Arne Thesen


Professor Emeritus

Contact:

Research interests: Selective assembly, manufacturing systems, simulation, heuristic optimization

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David R. Zimmerman


Professor Emeritus

Contact: davidz@chsra.wisc.edu, (608) 263-4875

Research interests: Health systems, health services research, evaluation of quality of long term care, outcome measurement, decision support systems, human resource management

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Other affiliations: Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis


 

Lecturers

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Terry Mann


Senior Lecturer


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Sinan Tas


Assistant Professor L/I

Contact: tas@wisc.edu


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Tina Xu


Lecturer

Contact: jxu25@wisc.edu


 

Support Staff


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Felicia Homan


University Services Program Specialist

Contact: fhoman2@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2686



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Francisca Jofre


Associate Student Services Coordinator

Contact: jofre@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0625

Also: College of Engineering


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David Kantor


Academic Department Supervisor

Contact: dkantor@wisc.edu, (608) 263-3214


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Katie Leung


Communications Specialist

Contact: kmvitek@wisc.edu, (608) 890-1617


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Ann Pahnke


Research Administrator

Contact: apahnke@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5474


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Pamela Peterson


Student Services Coordinator / College of Engineering


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Connor Peterson-


Communications Specialist


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Limin Tang


Accountant

Contact: limin.tang@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4664


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Tom Van Wyhe


Associate Director of Development

Contact: tom.vanwyhe@supportuw.org, (608) 308-5288


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Aaron Webster


Payroll/Benefits Specialist

Contact: aaron.webster@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3851


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Maria Zarzalejo


Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator


Instructional Staff