Society and Division Leaders

These leaders are responsible for the leadership of IISE technical societies and divisions.

Board Rosters - Societies

Board Rosters - Divisions

Other

Societies

Applied Ergonomics Society Board March 2024 - March 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Eric Hassen

Director of Business Development
Caster Connection
Columbus, OH

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Bobbie Watts
Director of Ergonomics
Michelin Americas
Greenville, SC

President-Elect 2024 - 2025
Anuja Patil

Risk Control Product Consulting Director – Ergonomics
CNA Insurance
San Pedro, CA

Director 2022 - 2025
Martha Parker

Ergonomist/Project Manager III
Texas A&M Ergo Center
College Station, TX

Director 2022 - 2025
Amanda Kauder-Warren

Industrial Engineer
Kysor Warren
Columbus, GA

Director 2023 - 2026
Mitchell Carswell

Ergonomic Engineer
Sandalwood Engineering Ergonomics
Livonia, MI

Director 2023 - 2026
Holly Wick
Advanced Ergonomist Specialist
3M
St. Paul, MN

Director 2024 - 2027
Kristine Dungo

Corporate Ergonomics Coordinator
Cintas Corporation
Roseville, CA

Director 2024 - 2027
Robert Jorden

Vice President
Blickle USA Wheels and Casters, Inc.
Newnan, GA

Society for Engineering & Management Systems Board June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Michael Graul

Associate Professor of Practice
Associate Department Head
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering      
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Past President 2024 - 2025
Sandy Furterer

Associate Professor
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

President Elect 2024 - 2025 
Amirmasoud Momenipour
Assistant Professor
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, IN 

Director 2024 - 2027
Philip Appiah-Kubi

Associate Professor
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

Director 2024 - 2027
Chad Laux

Associate Professor
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Director 2023 - 2026
Sheila Barnett

Research Engineer
US Army Corps of Engineers
Bonaire, GA

Director 2023-2026
Beth Cudney

Professor of Data Analytics
Maryville University    
St. Louis, MO

Director 2022 - 2025
Dean Bartles

CEO
Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group
Clearwater, FL

Director 2022 - 2025
Mindy Holmes

Corporate Long Rang and Supply Strategy Manager
Intel Corporation
Chandler, AZ

Director 2022 - 2025
Matthew Townsend

Director of Operational Excellence
Paragon Medical
Winona Lake, IN

Society for Health Systems Board, February 2024 - February 2025

President 2024-2025
Aaron Kanne
  
Director, Implementation Services 
Care Logistics 
Alpharetta, GA

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Elizabeth Gentry 
 
Healthcare
Philips Healthcare
Louisville, KY

President-Elect 2024 - 2025
Valerie Boelman
  
Assistant VP Process Improvement and Engineering
UnityPoint Health 
Des Moines, IA

Director 2022 - 2025 
Ali Hobbs
 
Healthcare Analyst
Catalyst, a Haskell Company
Charlotte, NC

Director 2022 - 2025
James Rawson
    
Radiology Vice Chair of Operations and Special Projects
Harvard Medical Faculty Practice
Boston, MA

Director 2023 - 2026
Neal Moriconi

Manager, Workkforce Manager
Omnicell
Orlando, FL

Director 2023 - 2026
Bianca Garcia
        
Quality Manager
Emory Healthcare
Birmingham, AL

Director 2024 - 2027
Shay Bergmann
        
Manager, Strategy Execution
Mayo Clinic
Highlands Ranch, CO

Director 2024 - 2027
Avi Fishman
        
Administrative Director
Memorial Healthcare
Cooper City, FL

Divisions

Construction Engineering and Management Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2023 - 2025
Henry Lester
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

Immediate Past President 2023 - 2025
Emily S. Wall
CAVS-Extension
Mississippi State University 
Starkville, MS

President-Elect 2023-2025
Russ Milam

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM

Director 2023 - 2025, Industry Chair
Robert Ranallo

FedEx
Pittsburgh, PA

Director 2023-2025, Newsletter
William Leonard

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 
Vicksburg, MS

Director 2022-2024
Mary M. Mitchell

ERDC, ITL
Jackson, MS

Director 2022-2024
James Warren

ISER
Vicksburg, MS

Data Analytics & Information Systems Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024-2025
Chenang Liu

Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Na Zou

Assistant Professor 
University of Houston
Houston, TX

President-Elect 2024-2025
Nathan Gaw

Assistant Professor
Air Force Institute of Technology
Wright Patterson AFB, OH

Director 2023 - 2025
Xiaoyu Chen

Assistant Professor
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Director 2023 - 2025
Cesar Ruiz
Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma

Director 2023 - 2025
Arda (Omer) Vanli
Associate Professor
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Director 2023 - 2025
Yinan Wang
Associate Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York

Director 2024-2026
Kiran Kumar Dandu

Associate Director of Supply Chain Planning Systems
Moderna
Marietta, GA

Director 2024 - 2026
Nan Kong

Professor 
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Director 2024 - 2026
Alexander Krall

Assistant Research Professor 
The Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA

Director 2024 - 2026
Hyeong Suk Na

Assistant Professor
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Energy Systems Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025  
Murat Yildrim

Assistant Professor
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Ahmed Aziz Ezzat
               
Assistant Professor               
Rutgers University              
Piscataway, NJ

President-Elect, 2024 - 2025
Paritosh Ramanan

Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

Director 2023 - 2025
Michael Craig 
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Director 2023 - 2025
Kibaek Kim

Computational Mathematician
Argonne National Laboratory
Lemont, IL

Director 2023 - 2025
Mahan Mansouri

Expert Energy Market Analyst
Pacific Gas and Electric
San Diego, CA

Director 2024 - 2026
Lei Fan

Professor
University of Houston
Houston, TX

Director 2024 - 2026
Robert Mieth

Assistant Professor
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ

Engineering Economy Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Mehmet Bayram Yilidrim

Professor
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Nabil Nehme
Assistant Professor
Lebanese American University
New York, NY

President-Elect 2024-2025
Alok Dand
Sr. Manager, Advanced Analytics
Fairstone Bank
Toronto, ON, Canada

Director 2023 - 2025
Ahmet Akgun
Associate Professor                                                      
Pennsylvania Western University - California                                                          
Pennsylvania, California

Director 2023 - 2025
Kurt Wurthmann
Professor                                                     
Nova Southeastern University                                                         
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Director 2024 - 2026
Noha Mostafa

Associate Professor
The British University in Egypt
Elsherouk, Egypt

Director 2024 - 2026
Raymond Smith

Assistant Professor
East Carolina University
Cary, NC

The Engineering Economist Editor - in -Chief
Heather Nachtmann, Editor -in-Chief  (2021 –  2024)

Logistics & Supply Chain Division , Board June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Zhijie (Sasha) Dong

Associate Professor                                                      
University of Houston                                                        
Houston, TX

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Michael Sherwin
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

President-Elect 2024 - 2025
Esma Gel

Milligan Chair of Business and Professor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

Director 2023 - 2025
Mohamed Awwad
Assistant Professor
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

Director 2023 - 2025
Tanveer Hossain Bhuiyan
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Director 2023 - 2025
Taner Cokyasar
Consultant
Argonne National Laboratory
Lemont, IL

Director 2023 - 2025
Kaushik Narendran
Associate Director
Moderna
North Grafton, MA

Director 2024 - 2026      
Erin Gerber
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Director 2024 - 2026      
Junfeng Ma

Associate Professor
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS

Director 2024 - 2026      
Mohammad Moshref-Javadi

Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

Manufacturing and Design Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
David Vance III, PE
    
Industrial Engineer  
Air Force Material Command 
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Harry Pierson, Ph.D

Senior General Engineer
Air Force Research Laboratory
Materials & Manufacturing Directorate
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

Secretary 2023 - 2025
Hannah Budinoff
    
Assistant Professor
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

External Relations Director 2023 - 2025
Hantang Qin
                                                  
Assistant Professor
University Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Media Director 2023 - 2025
Abishek Balsamy-Kamaraj

Assistant Professor
Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids, MI

Modeling & Simulation Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Shima Mohebbi

Assistant Professor
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Richard J. Haberlin, Jr.

Chief Engineer - Modeling & Analytics Innovation Center
MITRE
McLean, VA

President-Elect 2024 - 2025
David Claudio

Associate Professor
UMas Lowell
Lowell, MA

Director 2023 - 2025
Greg Zerr

Advanced Senior Analyst
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Findlay, OH

Director 2023 - 2025
Chris Tonn
Simulation and Data Management Engineer
Spirit Aerosystems
Wichita, KS

Director 2023 - 2025
Casey Canfield
Assistant Professor
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO

Director 2023 - 2025
Tarun Gupta
Assistant Professor
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Director 2024 - 2026
Andres Acero

Full Time Professor
Tecnologico de Monterrey
Monterrey, Mexico

Director 2024 - 2026
Jean-Marc Frayret

Professor
Polytechnique Montreal
Montreal, QC, Canada

Director 2024 - 2026
Chaitra Gopalappa

Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA

Director 2024 - 2026
Gerda Trollip

Snr. Simulation Engineer
Mosimtec, LLC
Guelph, ON, Canada

Operational Excellence Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024- 2025
Krishnan Krishnaiyer
                                             
Fellow Engineer                                            
AUTODESK                                                                                                                              
San Antonio, TX

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Leigh Ann Schildmeier

Founder and President
Park Avenue Solutions
Scottsdale, AZ

President-Elect 2024 - 2025  
William Edwards
                                             
Professor of Practice                                            
Kettering/Oakland University                                                                                                                              
Clarkston, MI

Director 2023 - 2025
Chad Demore
Senior Manager of Engineering Production
National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Haddon Heights, NJ

Director 2023 - 2025
Fernando Gonzalez Aleu
Associate Professor
Universidad de Monterrey
Nuevo Leon, MX

Director 2023 - 2025
Dave Harry
CEO, Black Belt Trainer
Process Whisperer® Consultants LLC
Greeneville, Tennessee

Director 2023 - 2025
Kurt Wurthmann
Professor                                                     
Nova Southeastern University                                                         
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Director 2024 - 2026
Tres Bishop

Instructor
Florida Atlantic University
Fernandina Beach, FL

Director 2024 - 2026
Gary Cokins

President
Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC
Cary, NC

Director 2024 - 2026
Purushothaman Damodaran

Assistant Professor
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Director 2024 - 2026
Cecilia Martinez Leon

Associate Professor
University at Buffalo
Getzville, NY

Operations Research Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Yongjia Song

Assistant Professor
Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Sharan Srinivas

Assistant Professor
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

President-Elect 2024 - 2025
Jun Zhuang

Morton C. Frank Professor
University at Buffalo
Getzville, NY

Director 2023 - 2025
Tugce Isik

Assistant Professor
Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Director 2023 - 2025
Kelly Sullivan

Associate Professor
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Director 2023 - 2025
Weijun Xie

Assistant Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

Director 2024 - 2026
Nan Kong

Professor
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Director 2024 - 2026
Bo Zeng

Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Quality Control & Reliability Engineering Division Board, June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Xiaolei Fang

Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025
Yisha Xiang

Associate Professor
University of Houston
Houston, TX

President-Elect 2024 - 2025
Xiaowei Yue

Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Director 2023 - 2025
Syed Hasib Akhter Faruqui

Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Director 2023 - 2025
Mostafa Reisi Gahrooei

Assistant Professor 
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Director 2023 - 2025
Chao Wang
Assistant Professor
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Director 2023 - 2025
Zimo Wang
Assistant Professor
SUNY Binghamton
Binghamton, NY

Director 2024 - 2026
Qing Li
 
Assistant Professor
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Director 2024 - 2026
Haifeng Wang
 
Assistant Professor
Mississippi State
Mississippi State, MS

Sustainable Development Division Board, June 2023 - June 2024

President 2024 - 2025
Jeremy Rickli
 
Associate Professor
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Past President 2024 - 2025
Caroline Krejci
 
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Arlington 
Arlington, TX

Director 2023 - 2025  
Andres Acero

Professor                                                       
Tecnologico de Monterrey                                                          
Nuevo Leon, MX

Director 2023 - 2025 
Chen Zhou

Associate Professor                                                      
Georgia Institute of Technology                                                         
Atlanta, GA

Director 2024 - 2026
Murat Erkoc

Associate Professor
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Director 2024 - 2026
Julianne LaRock

Section Administrator
South Florida Waste Management District
West Palm Beach, FL

Work Systems Division Board,  June 2024 - June 2025

President 2024 - 2025
Greg Melroy

Senior Manager, Operations Excellence
West Monroe Partners
Columbus,OH

Immediate Past President 2024 - 2025  
Laila Cure

Assistant Professor
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

President-Elect 2024 - 2025
Ikechukwu Ohu

Associate Professor
Gannon University
Erie, PA

Director 2023-2025
Chang Nam
                                                      
Professor                                                        
North Carolina State University                   
Raleigh, NC

Director 2023-2025
Denny Yu
                                                      
Associate Professor                                                        
Purdue University                    
West Lafayette, IN

Director 2024 - 2026 
Jon Grooms
                                                            
Manager                                                              
West Monroe Partners                                                                
Columbus, OH

Director 2024 - 2026 
Conrad Mitchell
                                                            
Industrial Engineer                                                              
Boeing                                                               
Tukwila, WA