U. s. Southeast Region

Welcome to the U.S. Southeast Region of IISE, which includes the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Puerto Rico. The Southeast Region currently consists of three professional chapters and 16 student chapters representing a total of 1,082 professional IISE members and 818 student members.

The mission of our region is to provide a connection point to facilitate IISE member networking, participation in educational offerings and involvement in IISE leadership opportunities.

Regional Vice President - Robert Kantor

Cropped Robert KantorRobert Kantor is regional vice president of the Southeast Region. Your Regional Vice President (RVP) is your most valuable resource and establishes priorities for your region.

Robert is senior director, Business Analytics & Industrial Engineering, Universal Orlando, Orlando, Florida.

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Congratulations to chapters that have attained GREEN chapter health status for five consecutive years!

University chapters: Auburn University (AL), University of Central Florida, University of Florida (FL), Louisiana State University and Mississippi State University

Social Networking

Southeast Region LinkedIn Group
Southeast Region Facebook Page 

Chapter management


  • Region Vice President | Robert Kantor 
  • Assistant Region Vice President | Vacant
  • Assistant VP for Student Development | Vacant 

U.S. Southeast Region

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Puerto Rico

This region includes one professional chapter:

  • Central Florida
  • Atlanta

There are IISE student chapters at 14 colleges and universities in the region:

  • Auburn University 
  • Florida A & M University/Florida State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • Inter-American University of Puerto Rico
  • Louisiana State University 
  • Louisiana Tech University 
  • Mercer University 
  • Mississippi State University
  • Polytechnic University - Puerto Rico
  • Southern Polytechnic State University
  • University of Alabama - Huntsville 
  • University of Central Florida 
  • University of Florida 
  • University of Miami 
  • University of Puerto Rico
  • University of Turabo IISE Chapter (Puerto Rico)
  • University of South Florida