international operations board

The International Operations Board (IOB) coordinates IISE's efforts on global opportunities, works to increase the number of international members and helps promote the recognition of industrial engineers globally. The North American Operations Board (NAOB) develops policy and provides strategic direction for the effective operation of IISE's regions and chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico. 

International Operations Board Chair
Senior Vice President - International Operations
Eileen Van Aken
Virginia Tech
1145 Perry Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Associate Vice President-International Operations
Gul Kremer
Iowa State University

Asian Region Vice President (Region 15) 
George Huang
Professor and Head of Department
Hong Kong University
Dept. of IMSE
Haking Wong Bldg.
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong

Assistant Vice President - China
Kaibo Wang
Tsinghua University

Central/South American Region Vice President (Region 16) 
Diógenes Alvarez
Professor of Industrial Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica
Professor Masters Program Planning, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
Post Code 10804
Apartado 6983-1000
San José, Costa Rica

Assistant Vice President - Brazil
Edson Pinheiro de Lima
Pontifical Catholic University of Parana