Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Industrial Engineering

Vision

The Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering strives to graduate industrial, manufacturing, and systems engineers of the highest quality and to conduct state-of-the-art research for the end-to-end enterprise.

Mission

  • To make a high quality, relevant engineering education available to all residents of the El Paso bi-national region.
  • To provide students with a set of skills, knowledge and attitudes that will permit its graduates to succeed and thrive as engineers and leaders.
  • To prepare its graduates to pursue life-long learning, serve the profession and meet intellectual, ethical and career challenges.
  • To maintain a vital, state-of-the-art research to provide its students and faculty with opportunities to create, interpret, apply and disseminate knowledge for the end-to-end enterprise.

Chair

Dr. Bill Tseng

Professor

Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng
Contact Information: btseng@utep.edu; 915-747-7990
Education: BS, Tunghai University - Taiwan; MS, University of Wisconsin - Madison; MS, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ph D, University of Iowa

Associate Professor

Luis Contreras Sapien
Contact Information: lrcontreras@utep.edu; 915-747-7098
Education: BS, Instituto Tecnológico de Chihuahua; MS, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; MS, Kansas State University; Ph D, Kansas State University

Jose Espiritu Nolasco
Contact Information: jfespiritu@utep.edu; 915-747-5735
Education: BS, Instituto Tecnológico de Zacatepec; MS, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya; MS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Ph D, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Eric Smith
Contact Information: esmith2@utep.edu; 915-747-5205
Education: BS, University of Arizona; MS, University of Arizona; Ph D, University of Arizona; JD, Northwestern California University
Research Interests: Systems Engineering, Complex Systems, Healthcare Systems

Heidi Taboada Jimenez
Contact Information: hataboada@utep.edu; 915-747-5734
Education: BS, Instituto Tecnológico de Zacatepec; MS, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya; MS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Ph D, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Assistant Professor

Sreenath Chalil Madathil
Contact Information: schalil@utep.edu; 915-747-6564
Education: BS, Mahatma Gandhi University; MS, Clemson University; Ph D, Clemson University
Research Interests: Mathematical Modeling, Healthcare Disparity, Resilient Networks, Patient-centered Care, Decision Support Systems

Amit Lopes
Contact Information: ajlopes@utep.edu; 915-747-5958
Education: MS, The University of Texas at El Paso; Ph D, The University of Texas at El Paso

Sergio Luna
Contact Information: salunafong@utep.edu; 915-747-8686
Education: BS, The University of Texas at El Paso; MS, The University of Texas at El Paso; Ph D, Stevens Institute of Technology

Research Assistant Professor

Ana Cram
Contact Information: accram@utep.edu;
Education: Ph D, University of Texas at El Paso; Ph D, The University of Texas at El Paso

Programs

Bachelor of Science 

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Engineering Complex, Room A 130 
Phone: 915.747.5752
Email: imse@utep.edu
Website: http://imse.utep.edu